Girl, Stolen April Henry

Girl, Stolen

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Book Title
Girl, Stolen
Author
April Henry
ISBN
9780312674755
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 BonesMore heart-pounding thrillers from April Henry: The Girl I Used to BeThe Girl Who Was Supposed to DieThe Night She DisappearedThe Point Last Seen series: The Body in the WoodsBlood Will TellPraise 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 reviewBinding Type: PaperbackAuthor: April HenryPublisher: Square FishPublished: 03/13/2012ISBN: 9780312674755Pages: 232Weight: 0.48lbsSize: 8.27h x 5.51w x 0.68dAward: Iowa Teen Award - NomineeAccelerated Reader Quiz #/Name: 141064 / Girl, StolenReading Level: 4.7 / Interest Level: Upper Grade / Point Value: 7

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



Binding Type: Paperback
Author: April Henry
Publisher: Square Fish
Published: 03/13/2012
ISBN: 9780312674755
Pages: 232
Weight: 0.48lbs
Size: 8.27h x 5.51w x 0.68d
Award: Iowa Teen Award - Nominee
Accelerated Reader Quiz #/Name: 141064 / Girl, Stolen
Reading Level: 4.7 / Interest Level: Upper Grade / Point Value: 7

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



Binding Type: Paperback
Author: April Henry
Publisher: Square Fish
Published: 03/13/2012
ISBN: 9780312674755
Pages: 232
Weight: 0.48lbs
Size: 8.27h x 5.51w x 0.68d
Award: Iowa Teen Award - Nominee
Accelerated Reader Quiz #/Name: 141064 / Girl, Stolen
Reading Level: 4.7 / Interest Level: Upper Grade / Point Value: 7