Tiger Lily by Jodi Lynn Anderson

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In this stunning re-imagining of J. M. Barrie's beloved classic Peter Pan, New York Times bestselling author Jodi Lynn Anderson expertly weaves a gripping tale of love, loss, and adventure.

Before Peter Pan belonged to Wendy, he belonged to the girl with the crow feather in her hair… Tiger Lily. When fifteen-year-old Tiger Lily meets the alluring teenage Peter Pan deep in the forbidden woods of Neverland, the two form a bond that's impossible to break, but also impossible to hold on to. As the leader of the Lost Boys, the most fearsome of Neverland's inhabitants, Peter is an unthinkable match for Tiger Lily. However, when Wendy Darling, a girl who is everything Tiger Lily is not, arrives on the island, Tiger Lily discovers how far she is willing to go to keep Peter with her, and in Neverland.

Told from the perspective of tiny, fairy-sized Tinkerbell, Tiger Lily is the breathtaking story of budding romance, letting go and the pains of growing up.

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About Jodi Lynn Anderson

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Jodi Lynn Anderson, the national bestselling author of the Peaches series, has lived in Georgia, Costa Rica, and New York, but she hangs her hat in Washington, DC. You can visit her online at www.loveandpeaches.com.
 
Published July 3, 2012 by HarperTeen. 309 pages
Genres: Romance, Science Fiction & Fantasy, Young Adult. Fiction

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Athletic Tiger Lily, nonathletic Pine Sap and Tik Tok, whose identity doesn’t match his gender, share a bond that’s shaken after Tiger Lily rescues an English shipwreck survivor, then falls in love with Peter, following him into an emotional wilderness as intoxicating and dangerous as Neverland i...

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Much has been written about Peter Pan, but Tiger Lily, the girl he spurned in Neverland, has remained more of a mystery. In this evocative tale of unrequited love, Anderson (Peaches) gives Tiger Lily

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“. . . fresh, strange, and dangerous. . . . Neverland is lush and beautiful, but edged everywhere with menace . . . the people . . . ragged-edged and wild.”“Tiger Lily is rich and charming, a little quirky, a lot unexpected, and beautifully tragic.”

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But it’s the arrival of Wendy Darling, an English girl who’s everything Tiger Lily is not, that leads Tiger Lily to discover that the most dangerous enemies can live inside even the most loyal and loving heart.

Jun 21 2012 | Read Full Review of Tiger Lily

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– Harper Teen “Sometimes love means not being able to bear seeing the one you love the way they are, when they’re not what you hoped for them.” Tiger Lily is a love story—though not your typical love story where things work out in the end.

Aug 24 2012 | Read Full Review of Tiger Lily

Gr 8 Up—Revisit Neverland in this new adaptation of Peter Pan. Told from the point of view of Tinkerbell, listeners live the story of Tiger Lily, daughter of cross-dressing shaman Tik Tok, and her role as wild girl in Neverland. When her arranged marriage to Giant looms closer, Tiger Lily defies ...

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