GIRLS LIKE US
New York : Candlewick, 2014
||Graduating from high school is a major
event. It is life changing. For Quincy and
Biddy, it is really a major step. Both girls are in
the school's special education program. The girls
both struggle with learning. Their teacher has
arranged for them to move into their own apartment in the
home of a older woman who needs some help around the
house. Biddy is very excited but Quincy is not so
sure about this. The girls don't really know each
other and this may be a bad idea. Biddy is very
upbeat and takes to the arrangement right away. She
loves cleaning the house and puts all she has into making
this all work. Quincy doesn't like people much and
she is angry at the world. She will do her job at
the local bakery but she refuses to look think this is a
good thing. Is there any way that these girls can
|SUBJECTS: People with mental disabilities -- Fiction.
Roommates -- Fiction.
Rape -- Fiction.
Friendship -- Fiction.