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Make Lemonade (Make Lemonade, Book 1) - Virginia Euwer Wolff
Make Lemonade (Make Lemonade, Book 1)
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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... show more
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.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780805080704 (0805080708)
ASIN: 0805080708
Publisher: Square Fish
Pages no: 208
Edition language: English
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JL's Bibliomania
JL's Bibliomania rated it
3.5 Make Lemonade
While a nice enough story about resilience, Make Lemonade confirmed that I just don't "get" the whole novel in free verse phenomenon. Sometimes limits, such as the compressed length of a short story, or the structured poetry of Shakespeare's plays lead to increased creativity on the part of the ...
~WhimsyLibrarian~
~WhimsyLibrarian~ rated it
3.0
The only reason I heard of this book is due to a Twitter post that linked this article: School Approved SmutI was going whaaaaatttt?! What book is that?!I'm thinking hard-core fanfiction or erotic literature...or even most of the YA I read. Nope. Not a drop of "lemony" fiction. The only thing was a...
Melody Murray's Books
Melody Murray's Books rated it
3.0 Make Lemonade (Make Lemonade, Book 1)
I'm emotionally invested in LaVaughn & Jolly. I wanted to love this book, but I only like it. It's achingly contrived in parts, although it retains the emotional immediacy of the earlier books. I just couldn't suspend my disbelief enough to buy the central plot point, and I'm sad about that.
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