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Smalls-Hector, Irene.
Watertown, Mass. : Talewinds/Charlesbridge, 2003.
IL K-3, RL 4.8
ISBN 1570913811
Dana loves living in her neighborhood in Harlem.  She and her friends love to make up rhymes for jump rope.  Then the letter comes.  Dana has scored so high on school tests that she is being transferred to an advanced school.  No more jive talking and hanging with her friends.  And no more saying "ain't". What will happen to Dana?  How will her life be changed?
SUBJECTS:     Schools -- Fiction.
                        Historical fiction.
                        African Americans -- Fiction.


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