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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...
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Product details

  • 12-17
  • Paperback | 144 pages
  • 107.2 x 172.2 x 9.9mm | 86.18g
  • Penguin Putnam Inc
  • New York, NY, United States
  • English
  • Reprint
  • 014250193X
  • 9780142501931
  • 2,090,235

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"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.
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194 ratings
3.67 out of 5 stars
5 28% (55)
4 28% (55)
3 29% (57)
2 10% (20)
1 4% (7)
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