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The Book De meisjes
The Author Emma Cline
The Publisher
Release Date2016-06-15
ISBN 9048826144
Language English, Spanish, And French
The Book The Girls
The Author Emma Cline
The Publisher Random House
Release Date2016-06-14
Genre Fiction
Pages 368
ISBN 9780812998610
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: THE INSTANT BESTSELLER • An indelible portrait of girls, the women they become, and that moment in life when everything can go horribly wrong NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY The Washington Post • NPR • The Guardian • Entertainment Weekly • San Francisco Chronicle • Financial Times • Esquire • Newsweek • Vogue • Glamour • People • The Huffington Post • Elle • Harper’s Bazaar • Time Out • BookPage • Publishers Weekly • Slate Northern California, during the violent end of the 1960s. At the start of summer, a lonely and thoughtful teenager, Evie Boyd, sees a group of girls in the park, and is immediately caught by their freedom, their careless dress, their dangerous aura of abandon. Soon, Evie is in thrall to Suzanne, a mesmerizing older girl, and is drawn into the circle of a soon-to-be infamous cult and the man who is its charismatic leader. Hidden in the hills, their sprawling ranch is eerie and run down, but to Evie, it is exotic, thrilling, charged—a place where she feels desperate to be accepted. As she spends more time away from her mother and the rhythms of her daily life, and as her obsession with Suzanne intensifies, Evie does not realize she is coming closer and closer to unthinkable violence. Finalist for the Los Angeles Times Book Prize • Finalist for the National Book Critics Circle John Leonard Award • Shortlisted for The Center for Fiction First Novel Prize • The New York Times Book Review Editors’ Choice • Emma Cline—One of Granta’s Best of Young American Novelists Praise for The Girls “Emma Cline has an unparalleled eye for the intricacies of girlhood, turning the stuff of myth into something altogether more intimate.”—Lena Dunham “Spellbinding . . . a seductive and arresting coming-of-age story.”—The New York Times Book Review “Extraordinary . . . Debut novels like this are rare, indeed.”—The Washington Post “Hypnotic.”—The Wall Street Journal “Gorgeous.”—Los Angeles Times “Savage.”—The Guardian “Astonishing.”—The Boston Globe “Superbly written.”—James Wood, The New Yorker “Intensely consuming.”—Richard Ford “A spectacular achievement.”—Lucy Atkins, The Times “Thrilling.”—Jennifer Egan “Compelling and startling.”—The Economist “Elegant and nostalgic.”—Julie Beck, The Atlantic “Masterful . . . In the cult dynamic, Cline has seen something universal—emotions, appetites, and regular human needs warped way out of proportion—and in her novel she’s converted a quintessentially ’60s story into something timeless.”—Christian Lorentzen, New York

The Book The Girl s Reading book
The Author Lydia Howard Sigourney
The Publisher
Release Date1843
Genre Conduct of life
Pages 243
Language English, Spanish, And French
The Book Selections from The Girl s Own Paper 1880 1907
The Author Terri Doughty
The Publisher Broadview Press
Release Date2004-05-18
Genre Literary Criticism
Pages 184
ISBN 155111528X
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: The Girl’s Own Paper, founded in 1880, both shaped and reflected tensions between traditional domestic ideologies of the period and New Woman values in the context of the figure of the New Girl. These selections from the journal demonstrate the efforts of its publisher (the Religious Tract Society) to combat the negative moral influence of sensational popular literature while at the same time addressing the desires of its audience for exciting reading material and information about topics mothers could not or would not discuss. Selected fiction gives a rich sense of the conventions and the domestic ideology of the time; the nonfiction prose ranges from essays on conduct and household management to articles on new opportunities in education and work.

The Book The Girl s Own Book
The Author Lydia Maria Child
The Publisher
Release Date1833
Genre Amusements
Pages 288
Language English, Spanish, And French
The Book Let s Hear It for the Girls
The Author Erica Bauermeister
The Publisher Penguin
Release Date1997-03-01
Genre Reference
Pages 240
ISBN 9781101161753
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: "Bravo! They've given adults and young girls a much-needed treasure map of heroines and 'she-roes'...It blazes an important path in the forest of children's literature."—Jim Trelease.

The Book Mad About The Girls
The Author Francesca Clementis
The Publisher Hachette UK
Release Date2012-07-05
Genre Fiction
Pages 368
ISBN 9781405517034
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: All Lorna has ever wanted is a husband and four children. And now she has just that - except they are someone else's husband and someone else's children. But Robert Danson and his kids are practically hers. After all, Robert's wife had walked out on the family ten years earlier, and, having fallen for Robert, Lorna has been happy to step into the breach. So now Lorna has everything a real mother should have (aside from the stretch marks) and couldn't be happier, until Robert's real wife returns into their lives. She's beautiful, assured and looking for forgiveness. But is that all she wants? Lorna can't help but feel that this family isn't big enough for both of them . . .

The Book The Girl s Own
The Author Claudia Nelson
The Publisher University of Georgia Press
Release Date2010-06-01
Genre History
Pages 312
ISBN 9780820336954
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: The eleven contributors to The Girl's Own explore British and American Victorian representations of the adolescent girl by drawing on such contemporary sources as conduct books, housekeeping manuals, periodicals, biographies, photographs, paintings, and educational treatises. The institutions, practices, and literatures discussed reveal the ways in which the Girl expressed her independence, as well as the ways in which she was presented and controlled. As the contributors note, nineteenth-century visions of girlhood were extremely ambiguous. The adolescent girl was a fascinating and troubling figure to Victorian commentators, especially in debates surrounding female sexuality and behavior. The Girl's Own combines literary and cultural history in its discussion of both British and American texts and practices. Among the topics addressed are the nineteenth-century attempt to link morality and diet; the making of heroines in biographies for girls; Lewis Carroll's and John Millais's iconographies of girlhood in, respectively, their photographs and paintings; genre fiction for and by girls; and the effort to reincorporate teenage unwed mothers into the domestic life of Victorian America.

The Book Pink and Blue
The Author Jo Barraclough Paoletti
The Publisher Indiana University Press
Release Date2012
Genre Social Science
Pages 169
ISBN 9780253001177
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: Jo B. Paoletti's journey through the history of children's clothing began when she posed the question, "When did we start dressing girls in pink and boys in blue?" To uncover the answer, she looks at advertising, catalogs, dolls, baby books, mommy blogs and discussion forums, and other popular media to examine the surprising shifts in attitudes toward color as a mark of gender in American children's clothing. She chronicles the decline of the white dress for both boys and girls, the introduction of rompers in the early 20th century, the gendering of pink and blue, the resurgence of unisex fashions, and the origins of today's highly gender-specific baby and toddler clothing.

The Book Kissed the Girls and Made Them Cry
The Author Lisa Bevere
The Publisher Thomas Nelson
Release Date2002-04-14
Genre Religion
Pages 208
ISBN 9781418513689
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: How far can I go? It's the question of a generation wanting straight answers. Often the very questions we ask reveal our hearts better than anything else. In Kissed the Girls and Made Them Cry, Lisa Bevere tackles these tough issues by moving us from rules to relationship. There is no question we need a renewal of purity, but what we're doing is not working. How far can you go? Ask yourself: What do you ultimately want? Immediate and temporary gratification that wanes with the passage of time? Or passion and exclusive intimacy that endures and intensifies? God wants to move us beyond the restraint of the law (which arouses sin) and plant us into a garden of longing -- where our sexuality and passion is carefully guarded and cultivated until the time for its awakening. This is a book for every daughter in waiting and every woman who has never known desire in her life and marriage.

The Book One for the Girls
The Author Clarissa Smith
The Publisher Intellect Books
Release Date2007
Genre Social Science
Pages 263
ISBN UVA:X030103415
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: "Against the claims of the increasing sexualization of culture, one truism is constantly rehearsed - that women have little taste for pornography. One for the Girls! offers a new basis for understanding women's pleasures in sexually explicit materials, focusing on the production and consumption of For Women magazine. This book argues that theories of harm and women's subordination have deflected attention away from the lived experiences and practices of pornography. By focusing on an individual publication, this book illuminates the ways in which pornography is a social product and subject to a range of institutional practices which influence its styles and presentations. The investigation is complemented by a study of For Women readers, offering a multi-dimensional understanding of their relationships with this soft-core magazine."--BOOK JACKET

The Book The Girls in the Back Room
The Author Kelly Hankin
The Publisher U of Minnesota Press
Release Date2002
Genre Performing Arts
Pages 202
ISBN 0816639280
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: The first comprehensive study of lesbian bars sheds light on this often overlooked aspect of gay subculture, focusing on the erotic, romantic, and social interactions that happen in such places. Simultaneous. (Social Science)

The Book The Girls Book
The Author Juliana Foster
The Publisher Scholastic Inc.
Release Date2007
Genre Juvenile Nonfiction
Pages 119
ISBN 9780545016292
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: A practical and humorous guide provides instructions and tips for everyday life, covering such topics as how to pose for a picture, explain tardiness, deal with bullies, save the planet, walk a dog, and cope when zombies attack.

The Book The Girl s Guide to Mermaids
The Author Sheri Johnson
The Publisher Capstone
Release Date2011-07-01
Genre Juvenile Nonfiction
Pages 32
ISBN 9781429665575
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: "Describes the mystery, cool characteristics, and allure of mermaids, including historical and contemporary examples"--

The Book The Girls from Ames
The Author Jeffrey Zaslow
The Publisher Penguin
Release Date2010-04-06
Genre Biography & Autobiography
Pages 352
ISBN 9781101222980
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: The instant New York Times bestseller, now in paperback: a moving tribute to female friendships, with the inspiring story of eleven girls and the ten women they became, from the coauthor of the million-copy bestseller The Last Lecture As children, they formed a special bond, growing up in the small town of Ames, Iowa. As young women, they moved to eighth different states, yet they managed to maintain an extraordinary friendship that would carry them through college and careers, marriage and motherhood, dating and divorce, the death of a child, and the mysterious death of the eleventh member of their group. Capturing their remarkable story, The Girls from Ames is a testament to the enduring, deep bonds of women as they experience life's challenges, and the power of friendship to overcome even the most daunting odds. The girls, now in their forties, have a lifetime of memories in common, some evocative of their generation and some that will resonate with any woman who has ever had a friend. The Girls from Ames demonstrates how close female relationships can shape every aspect of women's lives-their sense of themselves, their choice of men, their need for validation, their relationships with their mothers, their dreams for their daughters-and reveals how such friendships thrive, rewarding those who have committed to them. With both universal events and deeply personal moments, it's a book that every woman will relate to and be inspired by.

The Book The Girl s Week Day Book
The Author Dorothy White
The Publisher
Release Date1830
Pages 246
ISBN BL:A0023989706
Language English, Spanish, And French
The Book The Girls
The Author Victor J. Banis
The Publisher Untreed Reads
Release Date2013-03-11
Genre Fiction
Pages 7
ISBN 9781611875300
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: If you ever thought that animals can't know true love, you never knew the girls. This emotional short story from legendary author Victor J. Banis will appeal to both dog lovers and all fans of Banis' writings.

The Book The Girls 2
The Author Kenni York
The Publisher Urban Renaissance
Release Date2015-10-27
Genre Fiction
Pages 288
ISBN 9781622864119
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: Some secrets will kill you. No one knows that better than Jada, Alex, Miranda and Candace, who've previously lost one of their friends, Stephanie, following a heartbreaking betrayal. Now Stephanie's boyfriend, Corey, is hitting the streets of Atlanta with a vengeance in an effort to get the haters that took his girlfriend's life, all while trying to take back his title as the king of the hood. Stephanie may be dead now, but the secrets lingering between the rest of the crew seem to just keep piling up and coming to the forefront. What happens once the farce becomes too difficult to keep up? Whose secrets will be exposed, who will find themselves forced to make a deadly decision, and who will be the one to change everyone else's lives forever? Friendship isn't supposed to be this hard, but the moment that first betrayal occurs, no one's feelings are safe.

The Book The Girls
The Author Lisa Jewell
The Publisher Random House
Release Date2015-07-02
Genre Fiction
Pages 416
ISBN 9781473507890
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: Dark secrets, a devastating mystery and the games people play: the gripping new novel from the bestselling author of The House We Grew Up In and The Third Wife. You live on a picturesque communal garden square, an oasis in urban London where your children run free, in and out of other people’s houses. You’ve known your neighbours for years and you trust them. Implicitly. You think your children are safe. But are they really? Midsummer night: a thirteen-year-old girl is found unconscious in a dark corner of the garden square. What really happened to her? And who is responsible? Utterly believable characters, a gripping story and a dark secret buried at its core: this is Lisa Jewell at her heart-stopping best.

The Book Chicken Soup for the Girl s Soul
The Author Jack Canfield
The Publisher Simon and Schuster
Release Date2012-08-07
Genre Self-Help
Pages 350
ISBN 9781453276235
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: From Barbies to your first bra, from holding your teddy bear to slowdancing with your first boyfriend, from knowing everyone in elementary school to trying to make new friends in middle school. . . . When dealing with these changes, it's no wonder preteen girls can freak out from time to time.