Story of a Girl – Sara Zarr

Story of a GirlStory of a Girl by Sara Zarr

My rating: 3.5 of 5 stars
Received: Hachette Book Group Canada
Published: 2007
Publisher: Little, Brown BFYR
Recommended Age: 13+
Genres & Themes: Young Adult, Coming of Age, Family Dynamics, Redemption, Romance


What an achingly realistic story.

Deanna hasn’t had it quite so easy since her own father caught her having sex with an older guy (Tommy) in the backseat of a car. He hasn’t been able to look at her in the eye since then and it seems like he isn’t close to forgetting what he saw anytime soon. Same goes for her classmates and many other people in her neighbourhood, who have heard the many versions of the story as told by Tommy. Continue reading