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Myers, Walter Dean.  
New York : Amistad/HarperTempest, c2006
ISBN 0060280794
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Using a rap beat and rhyme, this Harlem-set story tells of the romance between Damien, a straight-A, college-bound, basketball star whose parents want him to date middle class Roxanne, and Junice, a beautiful street-strong young woman trying to keep her family together after her mom is sent to prison. (Florida Teen Read, 2009)
SUBJECTS: African Americans -- Fiction.
                        Love -- Fiction.
                        Harlem (New York, N.Y.) -- Fiction.

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