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An award-winning novel about growing up and making choicesViginia Euwer Wolff’s groundbreaking novel, written in free verse, tells the story of fourteen-year-old LaVaughn, who is determined to go to college—she just needs the money to get there. When she answers a babysitting ad, LaVaughn meets Jolly, a seventeen-year-old single mother with two kids by different fathers. As she helps Jolly make lemonade out of the lemons her life has given her, LaVaughn learns some lessons outside the classroom.
In order to earn money for college, fourteen-year-old LaVaughn babysits for a teenage mother.
Number of Pages: 200
Genre: Juvenile Fiction
Publisher: Feiwel & Friends
Age Range: 9-12 years
Author: Virginia Euwer Wolff
Street Date: May 2, 2006
Item Number (DPCI): 248-30-1177
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