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Wintergirls

Authors: Anderson, Laurie Halse
Genres: Realistic Fiction
Topics: Teen Topics, School Life
Lexile: 730,
Publisher: Penguin Young Readers Group
BISAC/Subject: YAF058090, YAF023010, YAF058230
ISBN: 9781101029190, Related ISBNs: 014241557X, 0593105478, 0593105486, 067001110X, 1101029196
Classification: Fiction
Number of pages: 288,
Audience: Young adult
Synopsis:

 

The New York Times bestselling story of a friendship frozen between life and death

Lia and Cassie are best friends, wintergirls frozen in fragile bodies, competitors in a deadly contest to see who can be the thinnest. But then Cassie suffers the ultimate loss—her life—and Lia is left behind, haunted by her friend's memory and racked with guilt for not being able to help save her. In her most powerfully moving novel since Speak, award-winning author Laurie Halse Anderson explores Lia's struggle, her painful path to recovery, and her desperate attempts to hold on to the most important thing of all: hope.
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