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Glenn, Mel.
New York : Morrow Junior Books, 1999.
ISBN 0688164722
Not all of the Hudson Landing board members were in favor of hosting city teens from Tower High for the weekend, but the measure passed 3-2.  Those in favor thought it would be a good experience for their children and good for the town to share its hospitality.  Those opposed thought the experience would be a financial burden on the town and wondered what sort of evil influence the city teens would be on their children.  The poems give the reactions of both the town and city teens to the idea.  When Kristen Clarke is found murdered and Kwame Richards is the last person known to have been with her, the hate thrown at Kwame is instantaneous.  A bit of prejudice because he's black?  You’d better believe it.  Is he guilty of murder?  Read Foreign Exchange to find out.  (Mary Huebscher, Librarian, Holy Cross of San Antonio, San Antonio, TX
SUBJECTS:     City and town life -- Poetry.
                        Murder -- Poetry.
                        Prejudices -- Poetry.
                        American poetry.


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