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The Wild Girls

The Wild Girls
 

It is the early 1970s. Twelve-year-old Joan is sure that she is going to be miserable when her family moves from Connecticut to California. Then she meets a most unusual girl. Murphy pens a novel about friendship, the power of story, and how coming of age means finding ones own a... read full description below.

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ISBN 9780670062263
Published 18 October 2007 by Viking
Format Hardback
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Author(s) By Murphy, Pat
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ISBN-13 9780670062263
ISBN-10 067006226X
Stock Out of stock
Status Out of print
Publisher Viking
Imprint Viking Children's Books
Publication Date 18 October 2007
Publication Country United States United States
Format Hardback
Author(s) By Murphy, Pat
Category Fiction (Child / Teen)
Historical Fiction
Body & Health
Number of Pages 288 pp
Dimensions Width: 149mm
Height: 217mm
Spine: 27mm
Weight 399g
Interest Age 10-12 years
Reading Age 10-12 years
Library of Congress Family problems, Family, Friendship, Schools, Self-actualization (Psychology)
NBS Text Young Adult Fiction
ONIX Text Children/juvenile
Dewey Code Not specified
Catalogue Code Not specified

Description of this Book

It is the early 1970s. Twelve-year-old Joan is sure that she is going to be miserable when her family moves from Connecticut to California. Then she meets a most unusual girl. Sarah prefers to be called aFox, a and lives with her author dad in a rundown house in the middle of the woods. The two girls start writing their own stories together, and when one wins first place in a student contest, they find themselves recruited for a summer writing class taught by the equally unusual Verla Volante. The Wild Girls is about friendship, the power of story, and how coming of age means finding your own answersarather than simply taking adults on faith.

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Author's Bio

Pat Murphy lives in San Francisco, California.

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