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Tigers, Not Daughters

By Samantha Mabry

Product details

Age range
14 - 99
Grade range
9 - 9
Published By
Algonquin Young Readers
Categories
Number Of Pages
288
Publication Date
March 24, 2020
ISBN
9781616208967

Description

The Torres sisters dream of escape. Escape from their needy and despotic widowed father, and from their San Antonio neighborhood, full of old San Antonio families and all the traditions and expectations that go along with them. In the summer after her senior year of high school, Ana, the oldest sister, falls to her death from her bedroom window. A year later, her three younger sisters, Jessica, Iridian, and Rosa, are still consumed by grief and haunted by their sister’s memory. Their dream of leaving Southtown now seems out of reach. But then strange things start happening around the house: mysterious laughter, mysterious shadows, mysterious writing on the walls. The sisters begin to wonder if Ana really is haunting them, trying to send them a message—and what exactly she’s trying to say.
 
In a stunning follow-up to her National Book Award–longlisted novel All the Wind in the World, Samantha Mabry weaves an aching, magical novel that is one part family drama, one part ghost story, and one part love story.
 

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Review quotes

“Move over, Louisa May Alcott! Samantha Mabry has written her very own magical Little Women for our times. This is no family of tamed girls but a clan of fierce and fighting young women who will draw readers into their spell. A celebration of the bonds of sisterhood and of the ways we heal by reaching beyond our losses, our brokenness and fears to the love that holds and heals.” 
—Julia Alvarez, author of How the García Girls Lost Their Accents
 
“A moody and unflinching examination of the gritty, tender and impossible parts of people that make them unforgettably whole. You don't read Samantha Mabry’s books so much as experience them. Ferocious and gorgeously crafted. I loved it.” 
—Courtney Summers, New York Times bestselling author of Sadie

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Product details

Age range
14 - 99
Grade range
9 - 9
Published By
Algonquin Young Readers
Categories
Number Of Pages
288
Publication Date
March 24, 2020
ISBN
9781616208967

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