What Girls Are Made Of

what girls are made of

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.---from the publisher

208 pages                                  978-1512410242                        Ages 14 and up

Keywords:  dating and sex, finding yourself, love, relationships, respecting others, identity, self esteem, self reliance, 14 year old, 15 year old, 16 year old


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"Fearlessly examines the courage and struggle of being a teenage girl in the modern world. With a deft hand, Elana K. Arnold opens up a conversation about how girls survive as a whole when they are too often acknowledged only for their parts."―Christa Desir, author of Other Broken Things

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