Weregirls: Birth of the Pack

Petru Popescu

Tor Teen

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When sixteen-year-old Lily Willison and her friends Nikki, Arielle, and Grazia start up a girls’ soccer club and name their team the Weregirls, they soon find themselves drawn into a battle between good and evil. Lily’s father, a supernatural guardian, makes contact with Lily after his death and reveals that she has magical powers—as do her friends.
 
As the girls learn more about their powers, they inadvertently awaken the Breed, sworn enemies of the Weregirls. To fight the Weregirls, the Breed Master calls upon Lily’s soccer rival—the rich, conceited, and arrogant Andra Hewlit. Desperate for powers of her own, Andra will do anything she can to destroy Lily and the Weregirls….

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WEREGIRLS: BIRTH OF THE PACK
PART ONECaptain's Log1September 
This was the open letter for our school paper, the Highlights. I wrote it all myself. But I thought, hey, I shouldn't be narcissistic, so I let Nikki, Arielle, and Grazia cosign it. The four of us started playing soccer on our street when we were seven. And my dad was our first coach. He also nicknamed us the Weregirls, the meaning of which I'll explain presently. But first, the letter:To our whole girl population, grades 9-12: What about starting some association football, commonly known as soccer in America, at South Pas?

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When sixteen-year-old Lily Willison and her friends Nikki, Arielle, and Grazia start up a girls' soccer club and name their team the Weregirls, they soon find themselves drawn into a battle between good and evil. Lily's father, a supernatural guardian, makes contact with Lily after his death and reveals that she has magical powers—as do her friends.

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Praise for the works of Petru Popescu:
 
“One of the most bizarre adventures in the history of exploration…an extraordinary, gripping tale.”—Publishers Weekly on Amazon Beaming
 
“An astonishing tale of exploration…an arresting narrative of courage and discovery in the world’s most mysterious land.”—Booklist on Amazon Beaming
 
“Thrilling…emotionally powerful.”—Los Angeles Times on Almost Adam
 
“A rollicking adventure.”—People Magazine on Almost Adam
 
“Highly recommended…a riveting thriller that grapples with the fundamental question of what it means to be human.”—Library Journal on Almost Adam
 
“A rich and fascinating journey…I was engrossed from beginning to end.”—William Styron, author of Sophie’s Choice on The Return
 
“Petru Popescu’s The Oasis is a poignant and remarkable Holocaust memoir: Filled with love, it suffuses us with hope.”—Elie Wiesel

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Petru Popescu

Petru Popescu, author of the international bestsellers Amazon Beaming and Almost Adam, grew up in Romania and defected to America in the 1970s. Weregirls: Birth of the Pack is his first book for young adults. His inspiration was his teenage daughter, Chloe, who was the first reader and first fan of the book. He lives in Beverly Hills, California.

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Weregirls: Birth of the Pack
Petru Popescu

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Tom Doherty Associates
Tor Teen
September 2007
e-Book Agency
ISBN: 9781466826403
ISBN10: 1466826401
Young Adult Fiction352 pages
Age Range: 13 to 18
Grade Range: 8 to 12
$7.10

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Trade Paperback
Tom Doherty Associates
Tor Teen
September 2007
Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780765316417
ISBN10: 0765316412
Young Adult Fiction
5 1/2 x 8 1/4 inches, 352 pages
Age Range: 13 to 18
Grade Range: 8 to 12
$11.99
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