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Earthgirl

Earthgirl

(2009)
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This unusual novel written partly in blog format (complete with comments posted by the earthgirl's followers and detractors) takes the cutting-edge form of an online confessional. The story follows the eco-evolution of 16-year-old Sabine Solomon. When she's blindsided by a driver whose thrown-out McDonald's leftovers leave her covered in plum sauce, Sabine throws the garbage back, causing a clash that's captured on her friends' videophones. Quickly the footage is shown on YouTube, and Sabine finds herself at the center of a heated eco-debate. Inspired to greater global consciousness, she goes to work for an organic food co-op and meets charismatic, idealistic eco-warrior Vray Forest. Mesmerized, she vows to change her life and influence others, much to the dismay of her meat-eating family and shopaholic friends. But when Vray's activism takes a dark turn, Sabine must face some difficult decisions. Jennifer Cowan's first book presents an endearing, funny, modern heroine - at once smart, curious, self-mocking, and self-righteous - whose story riffs on universal teen dilemmas of peer pressure, first love, and trying to do the right thing.

 
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Hardback Editions

March 2009 : Canada Hardback
Title: Earthgirl
Author(s): Jennifer Cowan
ISBN: 0-88899-889-9 / 978-0-88899-889-7 (Canada edition)
Publisher: Groundwood Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

Paperback Editions

May 2013 : Canada Paperback
Title: Earthgirl (Large Print 16pt)
Author(s): Jennifer Cowan
ISBN: 1-4596-6502-3 / 978-1-4596-6502-6 (Canada edition)
Publisher: ReadHowYouWant
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

April 2009 : Canada Paperback
Title: Earthgirl
Author(s): Jennifer Cowan
ISBN: 0-88899-890-2 / 978-0-88899-890-3 (Canada edition)
Publisher: Groundwood Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

Kindle Editions

April 2009 : Canada Kindle edition
Title: earthgirl
Author(s): Jennifer Cowan
Publisher: Groundwood Books
Availability: Amazon CA   



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