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Wolff, Virginia Euwer.
New York : Atheneum Books for Young Readers, 2001.
ISBN 0689828276
What is the most important thing in your life? LaVaughn is 15 and the most important thing in her life is going to college. She wants a different life than her mother has. She is saving money and getting good grades for college.

Then everything changes. Jody moves back into her neighborhood Jody her childhood friend who has grown up to be a gorgeous guy! LaVaughn is in love and Jody acts like he loves her - but does he?

Everything is confusing in LaVaughn's life now - there are gangs, violence and poverty all around her, her mom is dating a new guy, and her two best friends are starting to change. The teacher in the Sex Education class at her High School tells her that sexuality is the most confusing thing about being a teenager. LaVaughn and Jody both feel confused and are not sure what they believe any more.

True Believer - A Novel in the Make Lemonade Trilogy.

(by Sally Grant of Whatcom County Library System for Evergreen Young Adult Book Award, 2003-2004.)

SUBJECTS:     Single-parent families -- Fiction.
                        Teenage girls -- Fiction.
                        Poor -- Fiction.
                        Friendship -- Fiction.
                        Conduct of life -- Fiction.


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