Nomination: American Girls

51qhsdnh4rl-_sx329_bo1204203200_Umminger, Alison. American Girls.  2016. 304 p. Flatiron Books, $17.99 (978-1250075000).  Gr. 9-up.

While staying with her actress sister in LA and researching the Manson girls for a film project, fifteen-year-old Anna dissects the nature of fame, family and what it means to be young, female and powerless in a culture obsessed with surface realities.

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