Wilder Girls (Large Print / Library Binding)

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At a remote island boarding school for girls off the coast of Maine, a mysterious illness dubbed the Tox has left the students and teachers indefinitely quarantined and irrevocably altered both physically and mentally. Feminist, gothic, and queer, this entirely original YA debut isn’t for the faint of heart.

— Melanie

Will not be everyone's cup of tea post-pandemic (the book was published just before it). A group of girls try to survive in their abandoned boarding school as a monstrous disease destroys the planet. Unusually bleak and unvarnished for YA in its behavioral realism.

— Aurora

Summer 2019 Kids Indie Next List

“Set at a girls boarding school off the coast of Maine, Wilder Girls explores the lengths to which a group of teen girls will go to survive their own mutating bodies and the vicious wilderness on the island where they are quarantined due to a mysterious contagion called the Tox. Unapologetically brutal, this feminist horror story is both a mystery unraveling and an action-packed thriller, showing humanity’s desperation as the girls try to survive and save those they love most. A stunning debut by a powerful new voice.”
— Hanna Yost, Northshire Saratoga, Saratoga Springs, NY


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Product Details
ISBN: 9781432874438
ISBN-10: 1432874438
Large Print: Yes
Publisher: Thorndike Striving Reader
Publication Date: January 22nd, 2020
Pages: 458
Language: English