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Girls Burn Brighter

Author : Shobha Rao
ISBN : 9781250074263
Genre : Fiction
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Best Book of the Year: The Washington Post, NPR, Shelf Awareness, Paste, LitHub, Real Simple 2018 Goodreads Choice Awards Finalist: Best Fiction Longlisted for the 2018 Center for Fiction First Novel Prize “Incandescent...A searing portrait of what feminism looks like in much of the world.” —Vogue “A treat for Ferrante fans, exploring the bonds of friendship and how female ambition beats against the strictures of poverty and patriarchal societies.” —The Huffington Post An electrifying debut novel about the extraordinary bond between two girls driven apart by circumstance but relentless in their search for one another. Poornima and Savitha have three strikes against them: they are poor, they are ambitious, and they are girls. After her mother’s death, Poornima has very little kindness in her life. She is left to care for her siblings until her father can find her a suitable match. So when Savitha enters their household, Poornima is intrigued by the joyful, independent-minded girl. Suddenly their Indian village doesn't feel quite so claustrophobic, and Poornima begins to imagine a life beyond arranged marriage. But when a devastating act of cruelty drives Savitha away, Poornima leaves behind everything she has ever known to find her friend. Her journey takes her into the darkest corners of India's underworld, on a harrowing cross-continental journey, and eventually to an apartment complex in Seattle. Alternating between the girls’ perspectives as they face ruthless obstacles, Shobha Rao's Girls Burn Brighter introduces two heroines who never lose the hope that burns within.
Category: Fiction

Exam Prep For Girls Burn Brighter

Author : David Mason
ISBN : PKEY:QA3960536
Genre : Education
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Political science is a social science which deals with systems of governance, and the analysis of political activities, political thoughts, and political behavior. This book provides over 2,000 Exam Prep questions and answers to accompany the text Girls Burn Brighter Items include highly probable exam items: Theocracy, Separation of powers, Civil society, Nazism, World Trade Organization, labor union, Empire, Diplomacy, economic growth, Village, Politics, amicus curiae, Stimulus, Marxism, and more.
Category: Education

The Restless Girls

Author : Jessie Burton
ISBN : 9781547602773
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
File Size : 73.90 MB
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"A riveting feminist retelling, filled with excitement, imagination, magic, and just the right touch of darkness." -Madeline Miller, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Circe From acclaimed New York Times bestselling author Jessie Burton comes her debut middle-grade--a girl-forward fairy tale retelling of "The Twelve Dancing Princesses" about sisterhood, imagination, and bravery, lushly packaged and with beautiful full-color illustrations. For the twelve daughters of King Alberto, Queen Laurelia's death is a disaster beyond losing a mother. The king decides his daughters must be kept safe at all costs, and for the girls, those costs include their lessons, their possessions, and most importantly, their freedom. But the sisters, especially the eldest, Princess Frida, will not bend to this fate. She still has one possession her father cannot take: the power of her imagination. And so, with little but wits and ingenuity to rely on, Frida and her sisters begin their fight to be allowed to live on their own terms. The Restless Girls is a sparkling whirl of a fairy tale--one that doesn't need a prince to save the day, and instead is full of brave, resourceful, clever young women.
Category: Juvenile Fiction

Girls On Fire

Author : Robin Wasserman
ISBN : 9780062417169
Genre : Fiction
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An NPR Best Book of the Year • A Buzzfeed Best Book of the Year On Halloween, 1991, a popular high school basketball star ventures into the woods near Battle Creek, Pennsylvania, and disappears. Three days later, he’s found with a bullet in his head and a gun in his hand—a discovery that sends tremors through this conservative community, already unnerved by growing rumors of Satanic worship in the region. In the wake of this incident, bright but lonely Hannah Dexter is befriended by Lacey Champlain, a dark-eyed, Cobain-worshiping bad influence in lip gloss and Doc Martens. The charismatic, seductive Lacey forges a fast, intimate bond with the impressionable Dex, making her over in her own image and unleashing a fierce defiance that neither girl expected. But as Lacey gradually lures Dex away from her safe life into a feverish spiral of obsession, rebellion, and ever greater risk, an unwelcome figure appears on the horizon—and Lacey’s secret history collides with Dex’s worst nightmare. By turns a shocking story of love and violence and an addictive portrait of the intoxication of female friendship, set against the unsettled backdrop of a town gripped by moral panic, Girls on Fire is an unflinching and unforgettable snapshot of girlhood: girls lost and found, girls strong and weak, girls who burn bright and brighter—and some who flicker away.
Category: Fiction

Sword Bearer

Author : Teddy Jacobs
Genre : Fiction
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Essays For Boys And Girls

Author : Stephen Paget
ISBN : UCAL:$B283149
Genre : World War, 1914-1918
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Category: World War, 1914-1918

The Rocket Girl S Tale

Author : K. Hippolite
ISBN : 9781927569122
Genre : Fiction
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She was a brilliant young scientist with information locked in her head that could overturn the powers that be. He was an aristocrat from a foreign land whose heart had grown cold from years of meeting women with an agenda. Their love would take time to form, but would one day burn brighter than a thousand stars. But after the flames of infatuation burned out, what would pull a rocket scientist and an oil baron together?
Category: Fiction

Island Girl Other Works

Author : Cesar L. Martinez
ISBN : UOM:39015042973324
Genre : Philippine fiction (English)
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Category: Philippine fiction (English)

Mystery Tales For Boys And Girls

Author : Elva Sophronia Smith
ISBN : UVA:X001197375
Genre : Detective and mystery stories
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Includes stories, legends, and poems by Edgar Allan Poe, Washington Irving, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Thomas Moore, Thomas Babington Macaulay, Bret Harte, Sir Walter Scott, Goethe, Selma Lagerlof, Robert Louis Stevenson, and Nathaniel Hawthorne, among others. Includes two legends of the Flying Dutchman.
Category: Detective and mystery stories