Make Lemonade

Paperback | May 2, 2006

byVirginia Euwer Wolff

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An award-winning novel about growing up and making choices

Viginia 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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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...

Virginia Euwer Wolff is an accomplished violinist and former elementary school and high school English teacher. Her first book for young readers, Probably Still Nick Swansen, was published in 1988 and won both the International Reading Association Award and the PEN-West Book Award. Since then she has written several more critically acc...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:208 pages, 7.7 × 5.19 × 0.6 inPublished:May 2, 2006Publisher:Square FishLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0805080708

ISBN - 13:9780805080704

Appropriate for ages: 9 - 12

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"* Radiant with hope." -Publisher's Weekly, starred review

"Powerfully moving." -Kirkus Reviews, pointer