book categories



< back

see larger version

Begging for Change (2004)

List price: $5.99
Our price: $5.99 ( 0% savings)

[add to purchase list] [current purchase list]

Author: Flake, Sharon G. Publisher: Jump at the Sun
Number of pages: 256 pages

Description:
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?

ISBN 13: 978-0786814053
Reading Level (grade): 3.7