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Betancourt, Jeanne
New York : Bantam, 1990.
IL 4-7

Elizabeth Gaynor is a bright sophomore. Her rival for tops in the class is Ben Lee, a Chinese-American transplant from Chicago. When her parents start suggesting there's prejudice concerning Ben, she realizes they're not describing her concept of prejudice -- more like favoritism. Brad Mudville, the guy next door, whom she's known since sandbox days, has a crush on her, and he's the last person she's interested in. Her own expectations about Brad -- the stereotypical dummy -- is just as engraved as some of the racist statements flying around about Ben Lee.

SUBJECTS:     High schools -- Fiction
                        Prejudice -- Fiction
                        Schools -- Fiction


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