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On the Come up

Hunter, Travis (Book - 2011 )
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On the Come up
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Growing up in the heart of the Atlanta ghetto, siblings DeMarco and Jasmine Winslow have developed a talent for survival. By the time DeMarco was fifteen, being locked up was better than being at home. So whenever he got hungry or cold or just plain tired of living in the ghetto, he'd steal something and make sure he got caught. Jasmine, DeMarco's twin sister, hasn't had the luxury of vacationing in juvie. She's had to balance being an honor roll student with fighting off advances from her mother's boyfriend. After her mom sides with her boyfriend, Jasmine's out on the streets and running with the DIVAs, a rough group of girls.
Authors: Hunter, Travis, 1969-
Title: On the come up
Publisher: New York : Kensington Pub., c2011
Characteristics: 227 p. ;,21 cm
Statement of Responsibility: Travis Hunter
Notes: "Dafina KTeen Books."
Summary: Growing up in the heart of the Atlanta ghetto, siblings DeMarco and Jasmine Winslow have developed a talent for survival. By the time DeMarco was fifteen, being locked up was better than being at home. So whenever he got hungry or cold or just plain tired of living in the ghetto, he'd steal something and make sure he got caught. Jasmine, DeMarco's twin sister, hasn't had the luxury of vacationing in juvie. She's had to balance being an honor roll student with fighting off advances from her mother's boyfriend. After her mom sides with her boyfriend, Jasmine's out on the streets and running with the DIVAs, a rough group of girls.
ISBN: 0758242522
9780758242525
Branch Call Number: y HUNTER 2011
Subject Headings: Atlanta (Ga.) Juvenile fiction Street life Juvenile fiction African American teenagers Juvenile fiction Teenagers Juvenile fiction Brothers and sisters Juvenile fiction Inner cities Juvenile fiction Female gangs Juvenile fiction
Genre/Form: Young adult fiction
Topical Term: Street life
African American teenagers
Teenagers
Brothers and sisters
Inner cities
Female gangs
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Growing up in the heart of the Atlanta ghetto, siblings DeMarco and Jasmine Winslow have developed a talent for survival. By the time DeMarco was fifteen, being locked up was better than being at home. So whenever he got hungry or cold or just plain tired of living in the ghetto, he'd steal somet... Read More »


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