Girls Like Us
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📒Girls Like Us ✍ Randi Pink
✏Girls Like Us Book Summary : In Girls Like Us, Randi Pink masterfully weaves four lives into a larger story–as timely as ever–about a woman’s right to choose her future. Four teenage girls. Four different stories. What they all have in common is that they’re dealing with unplanned pregnancies. In rural Georgia, Izella is wise beyond her years, but burdened with the responsibility of her older sister, Ola, who has found out she’s pregnant. Their young neighbor, Missippi, is also pregnant, but doesn’t fully understand the extent of her predicament. When her father sends her to Chicago to give birth, she meets the final narrator, Susan, who is white and the daughter of an anti-choice senator.
📒Girls Like Us ✍ Gail Giles
✏Girls Like Us Book Summary : A 2015 Schneider Family Book Award Winner With gentle humor and unflinching realism, Gail Giles tells the gritty, ultimately hopeful story of two special ed teenagers entering the adult world. We understand stuff. We just learn it slow. And most of what we understand is that people what ain’t Speddies think we too stupid to get out our own way. And that makes me mad. Quincy and Biddy are both graduates of their high school’s special ed program, but they couldn’t be more different: suspicious Quincy faces the world with her fists up, while gentle Biddy is frightened to step outside her front door. When they’re thrown together as roommates in their first "real world" apartment, it initially seems to be an uneasy fit. But as Biddy’s past resurfaces and Quincy faces a harrowing experience that no one should have to go through alone, the two of them realize that they might have more in common than they thought — and more important, that they might be able to help each other move forward. Hard-hitting and compassionate, Girls Like Us is a story about growing up in a world that can be cruel, and finding the strength — and the support — to carry on.
📒Girls Like Us ✍ Sheila Weller
✏Girls Like Us Book Summary : A colorful and intimate portrait of three of the twentieth century's most important musical artists offers a female perspective on coming of age during the 1960s as viewed through the lives and careers of Carole King, Joni Mitchell, and Carly Simon, capturing the three women's diverse backgrounds, their individual personalities, and their seminal contribution to modern music. 125,000 first printing.
📒Girls Like Us ✍ Gina Misiroglu
✏Girls Like Us Book Summary : We all have moments from childhood that have molded our perceptions of ourselves and our lives. In Girls Like Us forty accomplished and influential women share these tender and uplifting moments from their own childhoods and teenage years. Isabel Allende tells of her parents' priceless gift in encouraging her to express her creativity; Faye Wattleton describes how a checkered and difficult childhood shaped her into the determined leader she is today; novelist Amy Tan explores the life of a young girl and her relationship to her mother in The Joy Luck Club. The book includes photographs of some of the contributors at the age they appear in their stories, as well as brief biographies of each. Girls Like Us celebrates the poignant coming-of-age moments experienced by prominent women of this century. This book is a great anthology for everyone wishing to cultivate and remember what it is to be young again.
📒Girls Like Us ✍ Cristina Alger
✏Girls Like Us Book Summary : ***Pre-order Cristina Alger's newest book THE DARLINGS now!*** 'Full of surprises you truly don't see coming' HARLAN COBEN 'Instantly gripping and compulsively readable' RILEY SAGER Guilty or innocent? The primary suspect in a murder case is her father ... FBI Agent Nell Flynn has come home for the first time in a decade following her father's death. But almost immediately she is drawn into one of his last murder investigations. Two women have been found dead, the second body showing up shortly after Nell's arrival. And Nell quickly realizes the evidence points to one clear suspect - her own father. His colleagues and friends are covering for him, and Nell has no idea who she can trust or what may have been hidden from her. Desperate for answers, she is drawn deeper into the case. But is she prepared for what she might find? What READERS are saying about GIRLS LIKE US 'I devoured every page of this novel, and stayed up way past my bedtime, because walking away wasn't an option' 'GIRLS LIKE US is a solid 5 star read!' 'Wow! Extremely atmospheric, well thought out and with great attention to detail, this book is just brilliant' 'I really couldn't put the book down as I followed Nell searching for answers' 'An excellent thriller!' 'This was a great pager turner and I had a hard time putting in down' 'I particularly enjoyed all of the strong, smart female characters. I was sorry for it to end!' What REVIEWERS are saying about GIRLS LIKE US 'Alger expertly ratchets up the suspense all the way to the explosive finale' PUBLISHERS WEEKLY 'Tension becomes nearly unbearable as Nell realizes she truly can't trust anyone' KIRKUS REVIEWS 'GIRLS LIKE US is a smart thriller that will keep you guessing' POPSUGAR
📒Triathlon For Girls Like Us ✍ Gloria Safar
✏Triathlon for Girls Like Us Book Summary : What you need to know for having a great time in your triathlon. - Expert opinions - Training plans - How to avoid injuries - Nutrition And much more
📒The Ones You Love To Hate Girls Like Us ✍ LaDarrien Gillette
✏The Ones You Love to Hate Girls Like Us Book Summary : Talk about a dilemma. Candice's dad has just become a big time movie director and he's moving her and her mom to the almighty Beverly Hills. There she finds herself in a big mess of the rich, popular and beautiful. Through all of the boyfriend stealing, and backstabbing Candice tries to hold her own when she meets the queen bee, Holly and her infamous followers.
📒Girls Like Us Season 3 ✍ Anike Bay
✏Girls Like Us Season 3 Book Summary : In "Girls Like Us! Season 3", Zoi' and Keisha are preparing to finally say "I do" at their lakeside home in Hyde Park on the South Side of Chicago. Meanwhile, Zoi's best friend (and Keisha's sister) AJ gets caught cheating on her pregnant wife of ten years, Diane ? and all that COULD go wrong DOES go wrong! This is just another hysterical season of the ups and downs in the lives of two fine-ass best friends by the name of Zoi' and AJ, who just happen to be lesbians! Go figure!Photographer: Phunky Pho's
📒Girls Like Us ✍ Elizabeth Hazen
✏Girls Like Us Book Summary : Girls Like Us is packed with fierce, eloquent, and deeply intelligent poetry focused on female identity and the contradictory personas women are expected to embody. The women in these poems sometimes fear and sometimes knowingly provoke the male gaze. At times, they try to reconcile themselves to the violence that such attentions may bring; at others, they actively defy it. Hazen's insights into the conflict between desire and wholeness, between self and self-destruction, are harrowing and wise. The predicaments confronted in Girls Like Us are age-old and universal--but in our current era, Hazen's work has a particular weight, power, and value.
📒Girls Like Us ✍ Rachel Lloyd
✏Girls Like Us Book Summary : "Powerfully raw, deeply moving, and utterly authentic. Rachel Lloyd has turned a personal atrocity into triumph and is nothing less than a true hero.... Never again will you look at young girls on the street as one of 'those' women—you will only see little girls that are girls just like us." —Demi Moore, actress and activist With the power and verity of First They Killed My Father and A Long Way Gone, Rachel Lloyd’s riveting survivor story is the true tale of her hard-won escape from the commercial sex industry and her bold founding of GEMS, New York City’s Girls Education and Mentoring Service, to help countless other young girls escape "the life." Lloyd’s unflinchingly honest memoir is a powerful and unforgettable story of inhuman abuse, enduring hope, and the promise of redemption.