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Exit, pursued by a bear

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Veronica Mars meets William Shakespeare in E.K. Johnston's latest brave and unforgettable heroine . Hermione Winters is captain of her cheerleading team, and in tiny Palermo Heights, this doesn't mean what you think it means. At PHHS, the cheerleaders don't cheer for the sports teams; they are the sports team--the pride and joy of a tiny town. The team's summer training camp is Hermione's last and marks the beginning of the end of...she's not sure what. She does know this season could make her a legend. But during a camp party, someone slips something in her drink. And it all goes black. In every class, there's a star cheerleader and a pariah pregnant girl. They're never supposed to be the same person. Hermione struggles to regain the control she's always had and faces a wrenching decision about how to move on. The assault wasn't the beginning of Hermione Winter's story and she's not going to let it be the end. She won't be anyone's cautionary tale. "E.K. Johnston has a seemingly limitless range.... This is realistic fiction at it's best." --The Globe & Mail   ★ "Johnston's clever--but never precious--update of Shakespeare's  The Winter's Tale  is unflinching but not at all graphic in its treatment of sexual violence.... Middle and high school readers will pass this powerful, engaging story around and around." -- Kirkus Reviews,  starred review ★ "Fierce and gorgeously drawn, this is a rape story that doesn't focus on victimhood." -- Booklist,  starred review ★  " A beautifully written portrait of a young woman facing the unthinkable, this is a must-buy for high school collections." -- SLJ ,  starred review
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Level 5.2, 9 Points
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HL: High-Low 800L
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subject_facet Best friends -- Fiction, Canada -- Fiction, Cheerleading -- Fiction, Emotional problems -- Fiction, Friendship -- Fiction, High schools -- Fiction, Ontario -- Fiction, Rape -- Fiction, Schools -- Fiction, Social isolation -- Fiction
title_display Exit, pursued by a bear
title_full Exit, Pursued by a Bear, Exit, pursued by a bear / by E.K. Johnston
title_short Exit, pursued by a bear
topic_facet Best friends, Cheerleading, Emotional problems, Friendship, High schools, Rape, Schools, Social isolation, Young Adult Fiction, Young Adult Literature