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ISBN: 9780312674755240 Pages, Ages 12-18
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Cheyenne, a blind sixteen year-old, is kidnapped and held for ransom; she must outwit her captors to get out alive.
Sixteen year-old Cheyenne Wilder is sleeping in the back of a car while her mom fills her prescription at the pharmacy. Before Cheyenne realizes what's happening, their car is being stolen--with her inside! Griffin hadn't meant to kidnap Cheyenne, all he needed to do was steal a car for the others.
But once Griffin's dad finds out that Cheyenne's father is the president of a powerful corporation, everything changes—now there's a reason to keep her. What Griffin doesn't know is that Cheyenne is not only sick with pneumonia, she is blind. How will Cheyenne survive this nightmare, and if she does, at what price?
Prepare yourself for a fast-paced and hard-edged thriller full of nail-biting suspense.
This title has Common Core connections.
Don't miss the sequel:
Count All Her Bones
More heart-pounding thrillers from April Henry:
The Girl I Used to Be
The Girl Who Was Supposed to Die
The Night She Disappeared
The Point Last Seen series:
The Body in the Woods
Blood Will Tell
Praise for Girl, Stolen:
"Be ready to be startled and inspired as the story reaches its climax. Readers will race to the end.” —The Strand Magazine
“The pace is impeccable, becoming rapidly more frantic as Cheyenne realizes her chances for success are dwindling. In addition, the premise itself is powerfully realistic and compelling, with one small incident (Griffin's jumping into a car that had the keys in the ignition) snowballing into a nightmare series of events that will change everyone.” —BCCB
“Henry (Torched) spins a captivating tale that shifts between Cheyenne's and Griffin's thoughts. Both are well-built, complex characters, trapped in their own ways by life's circumstances, which--paired with a relentlessly fast pace--ensures a tense read.” —Publishers Weekly
“Readers will be hard-pressed to put this one down before its heart-pounding conclusion.” —School Library Journal
“Spine-tingling…Reminiscent of Gail Giles' thrillers and tension-filled to the last sentence, Girl, Stolen will resonate with readers long after the cover is closed. With a thoughtful and eye-opening look at disabilities, it highlights Cheyenne and Griffin's resourcefulness and resiliency as they save themselves--and possibly each other.” —BookPage
“Thoroughly exciting.” —Booklist
“Grabs your attention with the first page you read. . . . Each page holds new questions that are answered in the most unexpected ways.” —VOYA, 5Q review
Missouri Truman Readers Award Master List, American Library Association Quick Picks for Young Adults, ALA Quick Picks for Reluctant Young Adults, American Library Association Quick Picks for Reluctant Young Adults, Maryland Black-Eyed Susan Award, Nebraska Golden Sower Award Master List, ALA Best Books for Young Adults, South Dakota YARP, Oregon Book Award - Finalist, St. Louis Battle of the Books ML, Maryland Black-Eyed Susan Award Maser List, American Library Association Best Books for Young Adults, Nebraska Golden Sower Award, Oklahoma Sequoyah YA Book Award ML, Oklahoma Sequoyah Young Adult Book Award Master List, Iowa Teen Award Master List, Maryland Black-Eyed Susan Award ML, NH Isinglass Award ML
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Cheyenne heard the car door open. She didn't move from where she lay curled on the backseat, her head resting on her bent arm. Despite the blanket that covered her, Cheyenne was shivering.
She had begged her stepmom...
Girl, Stolen by April Henry - Book Trailer
The perfect trailer to this fast-paced thrilling book. Girl, Stolen is the story of sixteen year-old Cheyenne who is accidentally kidnapped. The driver doesn't know she is in the backseat, or that she is sick and, worse, blind.Share This