It Ain't All For Nothin' by Walter Dean MyersIt Ain't All For Nothin' by Walter Dean Myers

It Ain't All For Nothin'

byWalter Dean Myers

Paperback | April 1, 2003

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Life in Harlem isn't easy, but Tippy and his grandmother are doing okay. Then Grandma Carrie gets sick, and Tippy goes to live with Lonnie, his father. Lonnie's got his own thing going on, and he doesn't have much room in his life for a son he barely knows -- unless, that is, Tippy is willing to walk the far side of the fine line between right and wrong. Grandma Carrie always said if he had Jesus in his heart there wasn't anything to worry about, but sometimes it's not that simple. When the chips are down, will Tippy be able to call for help -- and is there anyone out there who will listen?

Walter Dean Myers is the New York Times bestselling author of Monster, winner of the first Michael L. Printz award, and Harlem, a Caldecott Honor and Coretta Scott King Honor Book. The inaugural recipient of the Coretta Scott King-Virginia Hamilton Award for Lifetime Achievement, he is considered one of the preeminent writers for child...
Title:It Ain't All For Nothin'Format:PaperbackPublished:April 1, 2003Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0064473112

ISBN - 13:9780064473118

Appropriate for ages: 13 - 17


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“A winner.” (Kirkus Reviews)