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ISBN13: 9781423103844
ISBN10: 142310384x
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Synopsis:

Is there greed in Raspberry Hill's genes?
In this sequel to Coretta Scott King Honor Book MONEY HUNGRY, once-homeless Raspberry Hill vows never to end up on the streets again. It's been a year since Raspberry's mother threw her hard-earned money out the window like trash, so to Raspberry money equals security and balance. And she's determined to do anything to achieve it.
But when a troubled neighborhood teenager attacks her mother and Raspberry's drug-addicted father returns, Raspberry becomes desperate for her life to change and ends up doing the unthinkable, potentially ruining her friendships and losing her self-respect along the way. Will Raspberry accept that nothing good comes of bad money? Or is she destined to follow in her father's footsteps?

Synopsis:

Fourteen-year-old Rasperry Hill is still struggling to find security in her life. More than anything, she wants a father who will love and protect her, like Zora's dad.

About the Author

Sharon G. Flake won the Coretta Scott King/John Steptoe New Talent Award for her first novel The Skin I'm In and is a two-time Coretta Scott King Author Honor Book winner. Beloved by children and adults, critics and booksellers, librarians and teachers, she is the author of a middle-grade novel and five books for young adults that have sold more than half a million copies. The mother of a college-age daughter, Flake writes full-time from her home in Pittsburgh.

To learn more about Ms. Flake, please visit her at www.sharongflake.com.

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isabellaglowa, May 21, 2012 (view all comments by isabellaglowa)
this book looks like a good one because i read money hungry and it was sooo good i kept reading and reading the whole day!!!! i was glad when there was more books by sharon :)))))
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Product Details

ISBN:
9781423103844
Author:
Flake, Sharon G.
Publisher:
Jump at the Sun
Author:
Flake, Sharon
Subject:
Social Issues - Friendship
Subject:
Social Issues - Values
Subject:
Lifestyles - City & Town Life
Subject:
General Juvenile Fiction
Subject:
Poor
Subject:
Fathers and daughters
Subject:
Homeless persons
Subject:
Girls & Women
Subject:
Children s Young Adult-Social Issue Fiction-Values and Virtues
Subject:
Children s Young Adult-Social Issue Fiction
Edition Description:
TradePB
Publication Date:
20070831
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 7 up to 12
Language:
English
Pages:
256
Dimensions:
8.25 x 5.5 in 9.76 oz
Age Level:
from 12 up to 18

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Product details 256 pages Jump at the Sun - English 9781423103844 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by ,
Is there greed in Raspberry Hill's genes?
In this sequel to Coretta Scott King Honor Book MONEY HUNGRY, once-homeless Raspberry Hill vows never to end up on the streets again. It's been a year since Raspberry's mother threw her hard-earned money out the window like trash, so to Raspberry money equals security and balance. And she's determined to do anything to achieve it.
But when a troubled neighborhood teenager attacks her mother and Raspberry's drug-addicted father returns, Raspberry becomes desperate for her life to change and ends up doing the unthinkable, potentially ruining her friendships and losing her self-respect along the way. Will Raspberry accept that nothing good comes of bad money? Or is she destined to follow in her father's footsteps?
"Synopsis" by , Fourteen-year-old Rasperry Hill is still struggling to find security in her life. More than anything, she wants a father who will love and protect her, like Zora's dad.
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