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Girl, Stolen
by April Henry


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Cheyenne, a blind sixteen year-old, is kidnapped and held for ransom; she must outwit her captors to get out alive.

Sixteen year-old Cheyenne Wilder is sleeping in the back of a car while her mom fills her prescription at the pharmacy.  Read more...


 
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More About Girl, Stolen by April Henry
 
 
 
Overview

Cheyenne, a blind sixteen year-old, is kidnapped and held for ransom; she must outwit her captors to get out alive.

Sixteen year-old Cheyenne Wilder is sleeping in the back of a car while her mom fills her prescription at the pharmacy. Before Cheyenne realizes what's happening, their car is being stolen--with her inside Griffin hadn't meant to kidnap Cheyenne, all he needed to do was steal a car for the others.

But once Griffin's dad finds out that Cheyenne's father is the president of a powerful corporation, everything changes--now there's a reason to keep her. What Griffin doesn't know is that Cheyenne is not only sick with pneumonia, she is blind. How will Cheyenne survive this nightmare, and if she does, at what price?

Prepare yourself for a fast-paced and hard-edged thriller full of nail-biting suspense.

This title has Common Core connections.

Don't miss the sequel:
Count All Her Bones

More heart-pounding thrillers from April Henry:
The Girl I Used to Be
The Girl Who Was Supposed to Die
The Night She Disappeared


The Point Last Seen series:
The Body in the Woods
Blood Will Tell

Praise for Girl, Stolen

"Be ready to be startled and inspired as the story reaches its climax. Readers will race to the end." --The Strand Magazine

"The pace is impeccable, becoming rapidly more frantic as Cheyenne realizes her chances for success are dwindling. In addition, the premise itself is powerfully realistic and compelling, with one small incident (Griffin's jumping into a car that had the keys in the ignition) snowballing into a nightmare series of events that will change everyone." --BCCB

"Henry (Torched) spins a captivating tale that shifts between Cheyenne's and Griffin's thoughts. Both are well-built, complex characters, trapped in their own ways by life's circumstances, which--paired with a relentlessly fast pace--ensures a tense read." --Publishers Weekly

"Readers will be hard-pressed to put this one down before its heart-pounding conclusion." --School Library Journal

"Spine-tingling...Reminiscent of Gail Giles' thrillers and tension-filled to the last sentence, Girl, Stolen will resonate with readers long after the cover is closed. With a thoughtful and eye-opening look at disabilities, it highlights Cheyenne and Griffin's resourcefulness and resiliency as they save themselves--and possibly each other." --BookPage

"Thoroughly exciting." --Booklist

"Grabs your attention with the first page you read. . . . Each page holds new questions that are answered in the most unexpected ways." --VOYA, 5Q review


 
Details
  • ISBN-13: 9780312674755
  • ISBN-10: 0312674759
  • Publisher: Square Fish
  • Publish Date: March 2012
  • Page Count: 232
  • Reading Level: Ages 12-17
  • Dimensions: 8.27 x 5.51 x 0.68 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.48 pounds

Series: Girl #1

Related Categories

Books > Young Adult Fiction > Mysteries & Detective Stories
Books > Young Adult Fiction > Social Themes - Death & Dying
Books > Young Adult Fiction > Thrillers & Suspense

 
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