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Exit, pursued by a bear

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From #1 New York Times bestselling author E.K. Johnston comes a brave and unforgettable story that will inspire readers to rethink how we treat survivors . Hermione Winters is captain of her cheerleading team, and in tiny Palermo Heights, this doesn't mean what you think it means. At PHHS, the cheerleaders don't cheer for the sports teams; they are the sports team--the pride and joy of a small town. The team's summer training camp is Hermione's last and marks the beginning of the end of...she's not sure what. She does know this season could make her a legend. But during a camp party, someone slips something in her drink. And it all goes black. In every class, there's a star cheerleader and a pariah pregnant girl. They're never supposed to be the same person. Hermione struggles to regain the control she's always had and faces a wrenching decision about how to move on. The rape wasn't the beginning of Hermione Winter's story and she's not going to let it be the end. She won't be anyone's cautionary tale. "E.K. Johnston has a seemingly limitless range.... This is realistic fiction at it's best." --The Globe & Mail ★ "Johnston's clever--but never precious--update of Shakespeare's The Winter's Tale is unflinching but not at all graphic in its treatment of sexual violence.... Middle and high school readers will pass this powerful, engaging story around and around." -- Kirkus Reviews, starred review ★ "Fierce and gorgeously drawn, this is a rape story that doesn't focus on victimhood." -- Booklist, starred review ★ " A beautifully written portrait of a young woman facing the unthinkable, this is a must-buy for high school collections." -- SLJ , starred review "Exit, Pursued by a Bear is an important new novel comparable with Speak by Laurie Halse Anderson." --VOYA. "This story of a cheerleader rising up after a traumatic event will give you Veronica Mars -level feels that will stay with you long after you finish." -- Seventeen Magazine A NPR Best Book of 2016 A Publishers Weekly Best Book of 2016 A Booklist Best Book of 2016 A New York Public Library 2016 Top Ten Book for Teens A Chicago Public Library Best Teen Fiction of 2016 A Globe & Mail Best Book of 2016 A CBC Best Book of 2016 A Quill & Quire Best Book of 2016 A Bustle Top 30 YA Book of 2016 A Bookish Best Book of 2016 A Bank Street College Best Children's Book of the Year A finalist for Audible's Best Young Adult Audiobook of 2016 A 2017 Ontario Library Association White Pine Honor Book
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Grouping Titleexit pursued by a bear
Grouping Authore k johnston
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Grouping LanguageEnglish (eng)
Last Grouping Update2020-09-01 20:42:06PM
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display_descriptionAt cheerleading camp, Hermione is drugged and raped, but she is not sure whether it was one of her teammates or a boy on another team -- and in the aftermath she has to deal with the rumors in her small Ontario town, the often awkward reaction of her classmates, the rejection of her boyfriend, the discovery that her best friend, Polly, is gay, and above all the need to remember what happened so that the guilty boy can be brought to justice.
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ils:.b14667125BookBooksEnglishDutton Books, an imprint of Penguin Random House LLC, [2016]242 pages ; 22 cm.
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subject_facetBest friends -- Fiction
Best friends -- Juvenile fiction
Canada -- Fiction
Cheerleading -- Fiction
Cheerleading -- Juvenile fiction
Emotional problems of teenagers -- Juvenile fiction
Friendship -- Fiction
Friendship -- Juvenile fiction
High schools -- Fiction
High schools -- Juvenile fiction
Ontario -- Fiction
Ontario -- Juvenile fiction
Psychic trauma -- Juvenile fiction
Rape -- Juvenile fiction
Rape victims -- Juvenile fiction
Schools -- Fiction
Social isolation -- Fiction
Social isolation -- Juvenile fiction
Young adult fiction
title_displayExit, pursued by a bear
title_fullExit, Pursued by a Bear
Exit, pursued by a bear / E.K. Johnston
title_shortExit, pursued by a bear
topic_facetBest friends
Emotional problems of teenagers
High schools
Psychic trauma
Rape victims
Social isolation
Young Adult Fiction
Young Adult Literature