Push Girl

Title

Push Girl

Publisher

St. Martin's Griffin

Publication Year

2014

ISBN

9781250045911

Pages

240 pages

Genre

realism

Format

novel

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

Kara, a high school junior, is popular with a great group of friends, an amazing boyfriend, and expectations of being Homecoming Queen until she leaves a party angry and wakes up in a hospital bed, paralized from the waist down, but as she is forced to adjust to her new physical reality, she also learns that her friends are not who they seemed to be.

Grade Level

6-8; 9-12

Lexile Measure

870L

Diversity Topics

Disability and Health; Physical disability; paralysis; paraplegia; wheelchair user

Main Character

female teenager

Race/Ethnicities

White

Family Formation

mother and father

Keywords

high shool; coming of age; homecoming; relationships; friendship; car accident; dancing

Diversity Impact

direct

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