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The Girl I Used to Be

Author: April Henry

The Girl I Used to Be

The Girl I Used to Be

$18.99

About This Book

Fourteen years ago, a three-year-old girl was the only survivor of a horrific murder. Now she's determined to search for the truth--and the killer is even more determined to stop her.
Page Count
240
Genre
On Sale
05/03/2016

Book Details

Winner of the Anthony Award for Best Young Adult Mystery Novel

When Olivia's mother was killed, everyone suspected her father of murder. But his whereabouts remained a mystery. Fast forward fourteen years. New evidence now proves Olivia's father was actually murdered on the same fateful day her mother died. That means there's a killer still at large. It's up to Olivia to uncover who that may be. But can she do that before the killer tracks her down first?

This title has Common Core connections.

Imprint Publisher

Henry Holt and Co. (BYR)

ISBN

9781627793322

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In The News

Winner of the Anthony Award for Best Young Adult Mystery Novel
An Edgar Award for Best YA Nominee

A Texas Lonestar List Selection
A Bank Street College of Education Best Book of the Year
An ILA YA Choices Selection
An Oregon Spirit Award Winner

An Iowa Teen Book Award Nominee
A Nebraska Golden Sower Award Finalist
A South Dakota Teen Choice Award Nominee
A Missouri Truman Book Award Finalist

An Indiana Young Hoosier Book Award Nominee

"Henry has done it again with another edge-of-your-seat mystery/thriller. Recommended for middle school and high school mystery/thriller/suspense collections and for April Henry fans"--VOYA, starred review

"A must-have for YA mystery-thriller collections."-School Library Journal

“The author's expertise at plotting a murder mystery and knowledge of police procedure are evident.” —Publishers Weekly on The Point Last Seen Series

“Fast-moving and well-constructed . . . A quick, thrilling read that doesn't skimp on characterization.” —Kirkus Reviews on The Point Last Seen Series

“A psychological mystery wrapped in a thriller with a smart and resourceful heroine. Great read!” —Alexandra Sokoloff, screenwriter and bestselling thriller author of The Harrowing on The Girl Who Was Supposed to Die

“A thrill-packed story with twists and turns you'll never see coming. Hop on board for an adrenaline fueled ride!” —CJ Lyons, New York Times–bestselling author of Blind Faith on The Girl Who Was Supposed to Die

“The reader must wait with bated breath to see when and if the characters will uncover the truth as the suspense builds to a fever pitch near the end of the book” —VOYA on The Night She Disappeared

“Fans of intense page-turners . . . will love this one.” —School Library Journal on The Night She Disappeared

“It's a riveting story. . . . Each chapter is a surprise, and the tension builds steadily until the inevitable climactic face off.” —Publishers Weekly on The Night She Disappeared

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The Girl I Used to Be

The Girl I Used to Be

$18.99