Raven never expected to be a mother at sixteen. Is she going to be just another high school dropout, a project girl with few prospects? Could be, except Raven has ambition. Still, when is she going to find the time to finish school? Then her older sister tells her about a spelling bee that promises the winner a scholarship for college. Spelling? There isn't a subject she's worse at. But once Raven's got her mind set, nothing gets in her way...
- Paperback | 144 pages
- 107.2 x 172.2 x 9.9mm | 86.18g
- 01 Dec 2003
- Penguin Putnam Inc
- New York, NY, United States
"Uses a chorus of highly authentic, lively young voices to convey heartbreaks and dreams . . . [Raven's] ability to turn her life around defies the notion that girls like her and Aisha are stuck on a dead-end street.