In the Stacks Episode 121: Girlchild by Tupelo Hassman

A video book review of Girlchild by Tupelo Hassman. Purchase the book on Bookshop here, and on Powells here.

"Surrounded by substance abuse and poverty, Rory grasps onto a Girl Scout handbook, re-reading it compulsively in an attempt to dream into being the life she wishes she had, following practical advice such as how to find your way when lost. When she’s repeatedly molested by a family friend, her mom tries to protect her, but ends up helping pick up the pieces. Entire chapters are blacked out, in an attempt to block it out." -- Michelle Z. from In the

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