How to (Un)Cage a Girl

By Francesca Lia Block
Harper Teen, Hardcover, 9780061358364, 119pp.

Publication Date: September 2008

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Description

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




About the Author
Francesca Lia Block, winner of the prestigious Margaret A. Edwards Award, is the author of Love in the Time of Global Warming and many acclaimed and bestselling books, including Dangerous Angels: The Weetzie Bat Books, Roses and Bones: Myths, Tales, and Secrets, and the adult novel The Elementals. Her work has been translated and published around the world. She lives in Los Angeles with her two children. Learn about her books and writing classes at francescaliablock.com.



Praise For How to (Un)Cage a Girl

“A stirring exploration of female suffering and empowerment.”
-Booklist

“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)

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