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Story of a Girl

Average rating
4 out of 5
Based on 6,808 Ratings and 1,156 Reviews

Book Description
I was thirteen when my dad caught me with Tommy Webber in the back of Tommy's Buick, parked next to the old Chart House down in Montara at eleven o'clock on a Tuesday night. Tommy was seventeen and the supposed friend of my brother, Darren.
I didn't love him.
I'm not sure I even liked him.

In a moment, Deanna Lambert's teenage life is changed forever. Struggling to overcome the lastin... More
Book Information
PublisherLittle, Brown and Company Books for Young Readers
BindingPaperback (16 editions)
Reading LevelYoung Adults
# of Pages224
ISBN-100316014540
ISBN-13978-0316014540
Publication Date/2008
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About Sara Zarr (Author) : Hi! I'm the author of three novels for young adults: STORY OF A GIRL (a 2007 National Book Award finalist), SWEETHEARTS, and ONCE WAS LOST. All are published by Little, Brown Books for Young Readers. ... more
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9/24/2012 Terri Nalls tagged as: I read

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8/30/2010 Nicole Green said: One of my favorite books. I fell in love with Sara Zarr's writing style on the first page.
tags: Inspired me, I recommend, I read

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4/18/2010 Mary Sandford said: Another powerful story, hit me right in the heart. Deanna is so brave and solid I finished her story hoping she would grow up to believe that herself.
tags: I recommend

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9/20/2009 Kathy Spielman

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8/29/2009 Tracy O'Daniel

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12/23/2008 Ali B said: 167800
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12/12/2008 Samantha Tai tagged as: I'm reading

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8/26/2008 BayShore Books said: Very realistic view on how one mistake can affect a teens life.
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7/9/2008 Edith Cohn tagged as: Inspired me, I recommend

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6/27/2008 Holly Cupala tagged as: I recommend

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2/18/2008 jama rattigan tagged as: I'm reading

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2/13/2008 Nephele Tempest tagged as: I'm reading

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10/30/2007 J.E. MacLeod tagged as: I recommend

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5/10/2007 Sara Zarr said: www.sarazarr.com for quotes and reviews
tags: I wrote

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4/19/2007 Paula Chase Hyman said: Fellow 2K7 newbie. Really good book!

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4/15/2007 Little Willow tagged as: I Read

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12/5/2006 Greg Fishbone said: Sara Zarr's YA novel is the first book to be released by a member of the Class of 2k7 author group, 1/10/2007.

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