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How to (Un)Cage a Girl

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How to (Un)Cage a Girl

By Francesca Lia Block

Harper Teen, Hardcover, 9780061358364, 119pp.

Publication Date: September 16, 2008


A celebration of girls and women in a three part poetry collection that is powerful, hopeful, authentic, and universal.

Praise For How to (Un)Cage a Girl

“A stirring exploration of female suffering and empowerment.”

“Fans…will be awed by Block’s consistently fertile imagination and her honesty in illuminating the dark moments of girls’ and women’s lives.”
-Publishers Weekly

“Teenage girls…will devour this insightful and powerful collection.”
-School Library Journal

“There is something for everyone in this short, beautifully written collection…poetry lovers or not, readers will find a wonderful read.”
-Voice of Youth Advocates (VOYA) (Starred Review)