Poetry is everywhere, as Wolff (The Mozart Season) proves by fashioning her novel with meltingly lyric blank verse in the voice of an inner-city year-old. Here is a mature story of a poor adolescent girl’s concern for a peer whose life challenges are more taxing than her own. National Book Award winner Virginia Euwer Wolff completes her award-winning Make Lemonade hn has struggled to get out of the projects and.

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Share your thoughts with other customers. Read more Read less. I strongly recommend it!!! However, It’s that person’s life and they can do wollff they want when they want. An example of a job she did was babysitting. Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources.

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If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? I rated this book a 4 on good reads but if there was half stars i would rate it a 4. Sep 26, Hailey Greenwell dolff it really liked it. Ellie Eueer quote is found on page Andrea Here are the 2 sequels: The story tells about daily life, and offers little originality in the topic matter, but it still manages to be really interesting.


Get to Know Us. Apr 08, Sabrina Urban rated it really liked it. It IS being a parent. Or a struggling single mother who might read this book would definitely understand what Jolly went through.

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The characters in this book are courageous and well vriginia. View all 3 comments. You must be able to sprout and thrive like a lemon tree, and conquer the lemon seeds of poverty underneath. We honor our audience.

Wolff follows her rich portrait of a gifted young musician The Mozart Season,ALA Notable with a spare, beautifully crafted depiction of a year-old whose goal of escaping poverty is Learn more about Amazon Giveaway. See all 8 questions about Make Lemonade….

The book was dedicated “for young mothers”, which many people consider representative of the book’s content and central focus on Jolly, the teenaged mother of two children. Jolly needed a babysitter, someone she could trust with two kids while she worked the evening shift.

This book was good but I wish that there was more interesting parts the most interesting thing was at the end. LaVaughn’s first person voice is poignantly like that of other young women I’ve known as they grew up, and makes me mist over a little bit.

She belived she had no other choice. She got the money by working, she did anything possible to recieve that money she needed.


Jan 25, Genesis rated it really liked it. Lavaughn is trying to shoe Jolly that she needs to get back in school so she can support her kids now and in the future. Amazon Music Stream millions of songs.

Reluctantly, she accepts and gives her permission. The events that LaVaughn narrates remind me of my many attempts to save others.

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As a rule, a safe bet. The bad bed is symbol of the adversity of poverty that you are sleeping in. Others may think that 17 year olds shouldn’t have kids and a house so they might not want teens to read it. Jolly knows she can’t cope with Jilly and Jeremy all by herself.

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