What Girls Are Made of

What Girls Are Made of

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A 2017 National Book Award for Young People's Literature Finalist

When Nina Faye was fourteen, her mother told her there was no such thing as unconditional love. Nina believed her. Now she'll do anything for the boy she loves, to prove she's worthy of him. But when he breaks up with her, Nina is lost. What is she if not a girlfriend? What is she made of? Broken-hearted, Nina tries to figure out what the conditions of love are.

"Finally, finally, a book that is fully girl, with all of the gore and grace of growing up female exposed." --Carrie Mesrobian, author of the William C. Morris finalist, Sex & Violence

Publisher: Minneapolis :, Carolrhoda Lab,, [2017]
Copyright Date: ♭2017
ISBN: 9781512410242
Characteristics: 200 pages


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May 08, 2018

Very ugly book, and a strong pro abortion message throughout. The main characters are unlikable and shallow. I do not recommend this book.

Jan 01, 2018

A very raw and honest take on life as a woman. Beautifully written and explores topics that adults would not deem appropriate, yet are relevant in a woman's everyday life--how being a woman requires you to be beautiful, female pleasure, and with the destructive, toxic relationships. This is a book that I wish I was able to read as a teen--highly recommend.

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Feb 18, 2019

yellow_bee_2466 thinks this title is suitable for 12 years and over


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