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Saldin, Eric.
New York : Arthur A. Levine Books, 2012

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The Frank Church River of No Return Wilderness Area stretches across two million acres in northern Idaho. Right in the heart of it is the Alice Marshall School, where fifty teenage girls come to escape their histories and themselves. Lida Wallace’s attempts to negate herself in every way possible have caused her father and step-mother to send her away. At Alice Marshall, she meets Elsa Boone, a fierce and tough native Idahoan; Jules, who has a deep secret and seems too healthy to belong at the school; and Gia Longchamps, whose icy glamour entrances the entire camp except for Boone. As the girls prepare for a wilderness trek, Lida is both thrilled and terrified to be chosen as Gia's friend. But everyone has their secrets--their "Things" they try to protect; and when those secrets come out on the trek, Lida makes a dramatic choice between the two friends which leads to lifelong consequences for all of them.  Read this psychological mind-bender to its  unpredictable chilling conclusion.    (South Carolina Young Adult Book Award, 2015,  Prepared by Alison Patrick, Eastside High School, )

SUBJECTS:      Emotional problems -- Fiction.
                        Schools -- Fiction.
                        Frank Church-River of No Return Wilderness (Idaho) -- Fiction.

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