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The wild girls

Author: Pat Murphy
Publisher: New York : Viking, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Book : Elementary and junior high school : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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When thirteen-year-old Joan moves to California in 1972, she becomes friends with Sarah, who is timid at school but an imaginative leader when they play in the woods, and after winning a writing contest together they are recruited for an exclusive summer writing class that gives them new insights into themselves and others.
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Genre/Form: Proofs (Printing)
Juvenile fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Elementary and junior high school, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Pat Murphy
ISBN: 9780670062263 067006226X 9780142412459 0142412457
OCLC Number: 125400810
Awards: A Junior Library Guild selection
Target Audience: Ages 10 up.
Description: 288 p. ; 22 cm.
Contents: Queen of the Foxes: Don't call me mouse --
Great place to hide --
Owls and foxes --
Return of the Queen of Foxes --
Puppies, kittens, and a big green frog --
War paint --
Good witch or bad?: Way out? --
Sisters of the crystal teardrop --
Pictures of pigs --
Something kind of scary --
Circus of chaos --
Learning to fly: Unexpected letter --
Something true --
Thrown to the wolves --
Stupid? Not stupid? --
Walking tall --
Have you ever wanted to fly away? --
Different world --
I wouldn't go in there if I were you --
Then what?
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When thirteen-year-old Joan moves to California in 1972, she becomes friends with Sarah, who is timid at school but an imaginative leader when they play in the woods, and after winning a writing contest together they are recruited for an exclusive summer writing class that gives them new insights into themselves and others.

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YALSA best books for young adults, 2009.

by AnchorageSchools (WorldCat user published 2009-02-18) Good Permalink

The wild girls are Joan who has just moved to California and lives in an affluent neighborhood with a Dad who travels, a Mom and older brother and Sarah (Fox) who lives in the woods with her father, Gus, who is a science fiction writer.  Joan's mother encourages her into a friendship with more...
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