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Jan 27, 2009
| 461 Minutes
| Young Adult
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Jan 27, 2009 | ISBN 9780739380017 | Young Adult
Each discovery disturbs the arrangements of the known world, and it is our job to stay alert to all possibilities.LaVaughn believes she is keeping alert to all possibilities. She has made it through the projects, she’s gotten over heartbreak, she’s grown up, and now she’s been admitted to the Women in Science program that might finally be her ticket to COLLEGE. But the discoveries she makes during her senior year in high school–two girls pregnant, with very few options–disturb everything in her known world. And in an effort to bring together people who should love each other, she jeopardizes the one prize she has sought her whole life long.When do you know whether you’re doing the right thing? What happens when you can’t find a way to make lemonade out of lemons?Virginia Euwer Wolff takes on the biggest questions˜about life and love, certainly, but also about girls and women, sacrifice and compassion˜and has something quite rev-elatory to say about them in this full house.
Virginia Euwer Wolff is the distinguished author of six books for young readers. Her books have won the National Book Award, the Michael L. Printz Honor, the Golden Kite Award, the International Reading Association Children’s Book Award, the Jane Addams… More about Virginia Euwer Wolff
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