book cover of How to Be a Girl in the World

How to Be a Girl in the World

(2020)
A novel by

 
 
From the critically acclaimed author of the ALA Notable and Charlotte Huck Honor Book Forever, or a Long, Long Time comes a poignant coming-of-age novel about the complicated parts of growing up, finding your voice, and claiming your space. Perfect for fans of Rebecca Stead, Laurel Snyder, or Ali Benjamin!

Lydia hasn’t felt comfortable in her own skin since the boys at her school started commenting on the way she looks in her uniform. Her cousin and friends think she should be flattered, but the boys—and sometimes her mom’s boyfriend, Jeremy—make Lydia uncomfortable and confused. Even more confusing is when Jeremy hovers too close and hugs a little too long.

Then her mom surprises her by buying a dilapidated house in their neighborhood. Lydia hopes to find a little bit of magic in their new home. But just like the adults in her life, and God, and her friends, the magic Lydia deeply believes in eventually loses its power to keep her safe.

And as seventh grade begins, Lydia wonders: Is there a secret to figuring out how to be a girl in the world?

Genre: Children's Fiction

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Hardback Editions

August 2020 : USA Hardback
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Title: How to Be a Girl in the World
Author(s): Caela Carter
ISBN: 0-06-267270-3 / 978-0-06-267270-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Quill Tree Books
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Paperback Editions

July 2021 : USA Paperback
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Title: How to Be a Girl in the World
Author(s): Caela Carter
ISBN: 0-06-267271-1 / 978-0-06-267271-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Quill Tree Books
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Audio Editions

August 2020 : Audio CD
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Title: How to Be a Girl in the World
Author(s): Caela Carter
ISBN: 1-09-416725-8 / 978-1-09-416725-1
Publisher: HarperCollins B and Blackstone Publishing
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August 2020 : Audio CD
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Title: How to Be a Girl in the World
Author(s): Caela Carter
ISBN: 1-09-416724-X / 978-1-09-416724-4
Publisher: HarperCollins B and Blackstone Publishing
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August 2020 : Audio CD
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Title: How to Be a Girl in the World Lib/E
Author(s): Caela Carter
ISBN: 1-09-416723-1 / 978-1-09-416723-7
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August 2020 : USA Audio edition
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Title: How to Be a Girl in the World
Author(s): Caela Carter
Publisher: Quill Tree Books
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August 2020 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: How to Be a Girl in the World
Author(s): Caela Carter
Publisher: Quill Tree Books
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August 2020 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: How to Be a Girl in the World
Author(s): Caela Carter
Publisher: Quill Tree Books
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