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    Tyrell

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    Tyrell

    Booth, Coe.

    Fifteen-year-old Tyrell, who is living in a Bronx homeless shelter with his spaced-out mother and his younger brother, tries to avoid temptation so he does not end up in jail like his father.

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    Begging for change

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    Begging for change

    Flake, Sharon.

    Fourteen-year-old Raspberry Hill tries to sort out her confused feelings of disgust, shame, and love for her homeless, drug addicted father and worries that she may have inherited his lying and stealing ways.

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    Patiently Alice #15

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    Patiently Alice #15

    Naylor, Phyllis Reynolds.

    The summer after ninth grade, Alice and her friends spend three weeks working as assistant counselors at a camp for disadvantaged children and cope with all kinds of changes.

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    True believer

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    True believer

    Wolff, Virginia Euwer.

    Living in the inner city amidst guns and poverty, fifteen-year-old LaVaughn learns from old and new friends, and inspiring mentors, that life is what you make it--an occasion to rise to.

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    Bronze and Sunflower

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    Bronze and Sunflower

    Cao, Wenxuan, 1954-

    Taken in by a poor family in a rural village after the death of her father, Sunflower bonds with the family's only child, Bronze, who has not spoken since being traumatized by a terrible fire.

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    Little Audrey

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    Little Audrey

    White, Ruth, 1942-

    In 1948, eleven-year-old Audrey lives with her father, mother, and three younger sisters in Jewell Valley, a coal mining camp in Southwest Virginia, where her mother still mourns the death of a baby, her father goes on drinking binges on paydays, and Audrey tries to recover from the scarlet fever that has left her skinny and needing to wear glasses.

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    Make lemonade

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    Make lemonade

    Wolff, Virginia Euwer.

    In order to earn money for college, fourteen-year-old LaVaughn babysits for a teenage mother.

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