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Grimes, Nikki.
MAKE WAY FOR DYAMONDE DANIEL
New York : Putnam's, 2009
IL K-3, RL 3.6
ISBN 0399251758
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Dyamonde Daniel is irrepressible! feisty! determined! When she and her mom move to a new section of New York City, Dyamonde is determined to find a new best friend. She misses her old neighborhood and all her friends, especially Alisha, but she is determined to find that new best friend. No one could be less likely choice than the new boy, Free.  He is rude and mean to everyone. After he scares another third grader, Dyamonde finally confronts him.  What will happen?  Will Free change his ways?  Will Dyamonde find a new best friend? Could it be one of the three Ts Tanya, Tylisha and Tameeka or could it be Free?  (Pennsylvania Young Reader's Choice Awards, 2011-2012)
SUBJECTS:     Moving, Household -- Fiction.
                        Friendship -- Fiction.
                        African Americans -- Fiction.

 
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