Fangirl

Title

Fangirl

Authors

Rainbow Rowell

Publisher

St. Martin's Griffin

Publication Year

2013

ISBN

9781250030955

Pages

438 pages

Genre

realism

Format

novel

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

Being consummate fans of the Simon Snow series helped Cath and her twin sister, Wren, cope as little girls whose mother left them, but now, as they start college but not as roommates, Cath fears she is unready to live without Wren holding her hand--and without her passion for Snow.

Grade Level

9-12

Lexile Measure

HL570L

Diversity Topics

Family Relationships; Disability and Health; Single parent; Divorce; Mental illness; Addiction; single father; divorced parents; anxiety; teenager with anxiety; substance abuse; teenager with an addiction

Main Character

female teenager

Race/Ethnicities

White

Family Formation

single father

Awards

Gold Inky, 2015, Winner
Los Angeles Times Book Prize, 2013, Finalist, Young Adult Literature
Louisiana Young Readers' Choice Award, 2016, Honor, Teen
Arkansas Teen Book Award, 2015, Honorable Mention, Grades 10-12
Buckeye Children's and Teen Book Award, 2015, Winner, Teen
Cybils Awards, 2013, Nominee, Young Adult Fiction
Goodreads Choice Award, 2013, Nominee, Young Adult Fiction
Silver Inky, 2015, Winner
Heartland Books Recommendation for Life-Long Readers - Excellence in Young Adult Literature, 2015 Young Adult
YALSA Amazing Audiobooks for Young Adults, 2014 Media-Youth Fiction
YALSA Best Fiction for Young Adults, 2014 Fiction
Best Children's Books of the Year, 2014 Sports
Best of the Best Books, 2013 Fiction
Booklist Book Review Stars, 2013
Booklist's 50 Best YA Books of All Time, 2017 2010s
Choices, 2014 Fiction Young Adult
Kirkus Book Review Stars, 2013
New York Times Notable Children's Books, 2013
Outstanding Books for the College Bound and Lifelong Learners, 2014 Literature and Language Arts
School Library Journal Best Books, 2013 Fiction
School Library Journal Book Review Stars, 2013 Fiction

Keywords

college; fanfiction; creative writing; twin sisters; roommates; Nebraska; first love; romance; abandonment

Diversity Impact

direct

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