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Honor Girl

Author/Publisher/Website: Thrash, M.
Copyright: 2015
Evaluation/Record Entry Date: Sep/2019
Submitting suppliers/Website: Not Available
Primary Identifier: 9780763673826
Recommended Grades and Subjects/Courses: 9-12
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Resource Description

Maggie Thrash, a conflicted fifteen-year-old girl returns to Camp Bellflower—a one-hundred-year-old religious camp. She embarks on a journey of self-discovery as she develops romantic feelings for her camp counselor, Erin. This coming-of-age graphic memoir combines simplistic visuals and text to tell the story of a young girl as she explores the emergence of her sexual identity. The language and text in the novel “Honor Girl” are suitable for secondary students, and the complex themes may be particularly appropriate for senior students; the ideas of shame, confusion, self-discovery, and identity can be broached in the classroom with this novel. Log in to read the full review.