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Who am I without him? : short stories about girls and the boys in their lives / Sharon G. Flake.

Flake, Sharon. (Author).

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  • ISBN: 9781423132530 (electronic bk.)
  • ISBN: 142313253X (electronic bk.)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (106 pages)
  • Publisher: New York : Jump At The Sun/Hyperion Paperbacks for Children, [2011]

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Formatted Contents Note: So I ain't no good girl -- Girl, didn't I say I don't write letters? -- The ugly one -- Mookie in love -- Don't be disrespecting me -- I like white boys -- Jacobs's rules -- I know a stupid boy when I see one -- Hunting for boys -- Wanted: a thug -- Not a boy -- A letter to my daughter.
Summary, etc.: Short stories about teenage love and angst. Taking readers through the minds of girls trying to define themselves while struggling to remain relevant to the boys in their lives, a Coretta Scott King Honor-winning author offers a complex, always on-point exposition of black youth resolving to find self-worth.
Target Audience Note: 650 Lexile.
Awards Note: Coretta Scott King Award, 2005.
Subject: Children's stories, American.
African Americans > Fiction.
Interpersonal relations > Fiction.
Dating (Social customs) > Fiction.
Short stories.
Genre: Electronic books.

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