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Begging for Change: CANCELED

Age 10-14
Grade 5-9

Sharon Flake

Begging for Change: CANCELED

Hardcover (Little, Brown Books for Young Readers Sept. 1, 2020)
Is there greed in Raspberry Hill's genes? In this sequel to Coretta Scott King Honor Book MONEY HUNGRY, once-homeless Raspberry Hill vows never to end up on the streets again. It's been a year since Raspberry's mother threw her hard-earned money out the window like trash, so to Raspberry money equals security and balance. And she's determined to do anything to achieve it. But when a troubled neighborhood teenager attacks her mother and Raspberry's drug-addicted father returns, Raspberry becomes desperate for her life to change and ends up doing the unthinkable, potentially ruining her friendships and losing her self-respect along the way. Will Raspberry accept that nothing good comes of bad money? Or is she destined to follow in her father's footsteps?
[Not part of a series]
0786825774 / 9780786825776
27.2 oz.

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