Derby Girl

Derby Girl
Derby Girl  
Author(s) Shauna Cross
Country United States
Language English
Genre(s) Young adult novel
Publisher Henry Holt and Co.
Publication date September 4, 2007
Media type Print Hardcover
Pages 240pp
ISBN 0805080236

Derby Girl is a 2007 novel by Shauna Cross. It follows the story of Bliss Cavendar, a girl from the fictional town of Bodeen, Texas whose mother wants her to compete in beauty pageants, and seeks escape in the world of roller derby.

The novel was made into the movie Whip It directed by Drew Barrymore.[1]


  1. ^ Siegel, Tatiana (2008-01-15). "Ellen Page to 'Whip It!' for Barrymore". Variety (Reed Business Information). Retrieved 2008-06-30.