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Publisher's Summary

A timely and powerful story about a teen girl from a poor neighborhood striving for success, from acclaimed author Renee Watson.
Jade believes she must get out of her neighborhood if she's ever going to succeed. Her mother says she has to take every opportunity. She has. She accepted a scholarship to a mostly-white private school and even Saturday morning test prep opportunities. But some opportunities feel more demeaning than helpful. Like an invitation to join Women to Women, a mentorship program for "at-risk" girls. Except really, it's for black girls. From "bad" neighborhoods.
But Jade doesn't need support. And just because her mentor is black doesn't mean she understands Jade. And maybe there are some things Jade could show these successful women about the real world and finding ways to make a real difference.
Friendships, race, privilege, identity - this compelling and thoughtful story explores the issues young women face.
©2017 Renee Watson (P)2018 Recorded Books
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5 out of 5 stars
By vmrojas6 on 04-30-18

A must read

A timely novel about what life is when things don’t get handed to you. The seamless blending to topics is done effortlessly and effectively. The character are well developed and like able. Thank you Ms. Watson.

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