Synopses & Reviews
The astounding first book in Virigina Euwer Wolff's MAKE LEMONADE trilogy, which continues with the award-winning TRUE BELIEVER.
LaVaughn needed a part-time job. What she got was a baby-sitting gig with Jolly, an unwed teen mother. With two kids hanging in the balance, they need to make the best out of life -- and they can only do it for themselves and each other.
"Beautifully crafted....Powerfully moving." Kirkus Reviews, pointered review
"An extraordinary book...written in a fresh style that plants images in the reader's mind which continue to flower even after you have turned the last page." Sunday Telegraph
Wolff's daring, blank verse novel is an eloquent, realistic portrait of a teenage mother struggling to keep ahead and a fourteen-year-old babysitter who tries to help her through love and understanding.
About the Author
Virginia Euwer Wolff has written three other books for young adults, The Mozart Season, Probably Still Nick Swanson, and the 2001 National Book Award Winner, True Believer also available from Listening Library. Ms. Wolff lives in Oregon City, Oregon.