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
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.)