The Girl Who Owned a City

  • Interest Level: Grade 5 - Grade 12
  • Reading Level: Grade 7

A deadly plague has devastated Earth, killing all the adults.

Lisa and her younger brother Todd are struggling to stay alive in a world where no one is safe. Other children along Grand Avenue need help as well. They band together to find food, shelter, and protection from dangerous gangs invading their neighborhood.

When Tom Logan and his army start making threats, Lisa comes up with a plan and leads her group to a safer place. But how far is she willing to go to protect what’s hers?

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Interest Level Grade 5 - Grade 12
Reading Level Grade 7
Copyright 1995
Publisher Lerner Publishing Group
Imprint Carolrhoda Books ®
Language English
Number of Pages 208
Publication Date 2012-08-01
Text Type Fiction—Action/Adventure
BISACS JUV059000, JUV039140, JUV014000
Dewey [Fic]
Dimensions 5.375 x 8.25
Features Author/Illustrator biography

Author: O. T. Nelson

O. T. Nelson has said that he wrote The Girl Who Owned a City because he wanted "children to realize that they are important and that they have the ability to think and make a difference." Mr. Nelson is an artist and writer who lives in Minnesota with his wife. He has two adult children.