Eagland, Jane. Wildthorn. 2010. 352 p. Houghton Mifflin, $16.00. 978-0-547-37017-0. Gr. 9 – 12.
Seventeen-year-old Louisa Cosgrove is committed to an insane asylum because her intelligence and ambition go against societal and familial expectations. Through sheer will and small kindnesses she struggles to maintain her sanity and reclaim her life. [ltp]