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If I grow up

Author: Todd Strasser
Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Growing up in the inner-city projects, DeShawn is reluctantly forced into the gang world by circumstances beyond his control.
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Genre/Form: Young adult fiction
Juvenile fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Todd Strasser
ISBN: 9781416925231 1416925236 9781416994435 1416994432
OCLC Number: 213357991
Awards: Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People, 2010
Target Audience: Ages 12 up.
Description: xi, 222 pages ; 22 cm
Responsibility: Todd Strasser.

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In his latest gripping novel with a plot pulled from the headlines, the acclaimed author of "Give a Boy a Gun" focuses on the pervasive but underreported problem of gang violence, in this eye-opening  Read more...

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Better suited to a high school audience

by AnchorageSchools (WorldCat user published 2010-04-14) Good Permalink

If I Grow Up by Todd Strasser -  Todd Strasser puts you right into the hood. There is the death of a young child who falls from a tall building and the bullets are flying.  DeShawn is a young man who lives with his grandma, has lots of potential and has the opportunity to break out of the...
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