Everything you need to understand or teach The Yonahlossee Riding Camp For Girls by Anton DiSclafani.
The Yonahlossee Riding Camp for Girls is a work of dramatic fiction narrated in first-person by 15-year-old Theodora "Thea" Atwell. In 1930, Thea is sent away from her isolated childhood home in Florida to the Yonahlosse Riding Camp for Girls. Thea was sent away for a "terrible thing" she did that leaves her feeling responsible for the destruction of her family. At Yonahlossee, Thea learns to form new relationships and come into her own as a young woman, despite her family casting her out. The book touches on the themes of family, young womanhood, and the power of nature.