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We Beat the Street : How a Friendship Pact Led to Success (Reprint) (Paperback) (Sampson Davis & George

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Growing up on the rough streets of Newark, New Jersey, Rameck, George,and Sampson could easily have followed their childhood friends into drug dealing, gangs, and prison. But when a presentation at their school made the three boys aware of the opportunities available to them in the medical and dental professions, they made a pact among themselves that they would become doctors. It took a lot of determination—and a lot of support from one another—but despite all the hardships along the way, the three succeeded. Retold with the help of an award-winning author, this younger adaptation of the adult hit novel The Pact is a hard-hitting, powerful, and inspirational book that will speak to young readers everywhere.

Making a pact to stick together through the rough times in their impoverished Newark neighborhood, three boys found the strength and determination to work through their difficulties in order to make their dreams come true by completing high school, getting through college, and attending medical school together. Reprint.
Edition: Reprint
Number of Pages: 194
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
Sub-Genre: Biography + Autobiography / Cultural Heritage, Social Issues / Self-Esteem + Self-Reliance, People + Places / United States / African-American
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Penguin Group USA
Age Range: Teen
Author: Sampson Davis & George Jenkins & Rameck Hunt & Sharon M. Draper
Language: English
Street Date: April 20, 2006
TCIN: 11482186
UPC: 9780142406274
Item Number (DPCI): 248-04-6739
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