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The Resource Girls on the Verge

Girls on the Verge

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Girls on the Verge
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Girls on the Verge
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Summary
"Absolutely essential, as is the underlying message that girls take care of each other when no one else will." —Booklist, Starred Review A 2020 YALSA Best Fiction for Young Adults Pick Girls on the Verge is an incredibly timely novel about a woman's right to choose. Sharon Biggs Waller brings to life a narrative that has to continue to fight for its right to be told, and honored.Camille couldn't be having a better summer—she kills it as Ophelia in her community theater's production of Hamlet, catches the eye of the cutest boy in the play, and nabs a spot in a prestigious theater program. But on the very night she learns she got into the program, she also finds out she's pregnant. She definitely can't tell her parents. And her best friend Bea doesn't agree with the decision Camille has made.Camille is forced to try to solve her problem alone...and the system is very much working against her. At her most vulnerable, Camille reaches out to Annabelle Ponsonby, a girl she only barely knows from the theater. Happily, Annabelle agrees to drive her wherever she needs to go. And in a last minute change of heart, Bea decides to come with.Over the course of more than a thousand miles, friendships will be tested and dreams will be challenged. But ultimately, the girls will realize that friends are the real heroes in every story."[C]ompelling... This title offers realistic viewpoints on teenage pregnancy, along with what it is like to have the right to choose, wanting that right, and living knowing that you will be judged for having exercised it." —School Library Journal, Starred Review
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Biggs Waller, Sharon
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  • Young Adult Fiction
  • Young Adult Literature
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Girls on the Verge
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OVERDRIVE:2abfee16-b3b2-4807-a3cd-82ca79023042
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4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
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electronic
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Isbn
9781250151704
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optical disk
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Girls on the Verge
Publication
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OVERDRIVE:2abfee16-b3b2-4807-a3cd-82ca79023042
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9781250151704
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Specific material designation
optical disk

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