What Kind of Girl

Alyssa Sheinmel (Author)

Product Details

$17.99  $16.55
Sourcebooks Fire
Publish Date
February 04, 2020
5.6 X 8.5 X 1.4 inches | 1.05 pounds

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About the Author

Alyssa Sheinmel is the bestselling author of several novels for young adults including A Danger to Herself and Others and Faceless. Alyssa currently lives and writes in New York. Follow Alyssa on Instagram and Twitter @AlyssaSheinmel or visit her online at alyssasheinmel.com.


"Both timely and timeless, WHAT KIND OF GIRL is a powerful exploration of abuse in its many forms, as well as the strength it takes to rise up and speak your truth. Alyssa Sheinmel has crafted a compelling, moving, and empowering story of hope and courage-one that will stay with you long after you've turned the last page." - Amber Smith, New York Times bestselling author of The Way I Used to Be, The Last to Let Go, and Something Like Gravity
"A poignant, thought-provoking novel that will resonate deeply." - Kirkus Reviews
"An immersive experience...What Kind of Girl bears testament to the resilience of teenagers' spirits and the galvanizing power of friendship." - Foreword
"Fans of Jennifer Mathieu's Moxie and Kathleen Glasgow's Girl in Pieces will enjoy this multiple points-of-view novel for the highly relevant subject matter, including domestic violence, self-harm, eating disorders, and mental illness. Recommended for purchase for its diverse characters and timely topics." - School Library Journal
"This hard-hitting novel about social norms and mental health expresses the importance of honesty and self-advocacy." - Publishers Weekly
"A must read for young adults... What Kind of Girl by Alyssa Sheinmel answers all the questions we never knew we had about dating abuse." - Affinity Magazine
"This book is powerful and would definitely make a great addition to any high school library or classroom. It would also be perfect for high school counselors to use as a book study for both students and staff in support of social and emotional learning standards." - School Library Connection