Maxine Banks is Getting Married

Lori Aurelia Williams

Roaring Brook Press

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When seventeen-year-old Maxine Banks from Houston, Texas convinces her boyfriend to marry her, she finds out that marriage isn’t quite what she had in mind.

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My best girlfriend Tia just got married. She married her longtime boyfriend Doo-witty. Tia’s mama didn’t want to let Tia get married because she was barely seventeen, like me. But when her mama found out that Doo-witty got an art scholarship to a school in New York, she knew that Tia’s heart would be completely broken if she couldn’t go with him. So Tia and Doo-witty got hitched. They had their ceremony down at the Tabernacle of the Blessed Redeemer, where Sister Ashada recently became the lead minister. Tia’s mother and Grandma Augustine did all of the decorations,

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“It’s a pleasure watching [Maxine] learn from experience and apply that earned wisdom, especially the dawning recognition that if Demonee has the right to be loved and accepted for who she is, so has Maxine herself.” --Kirkus Reviews


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Lori Aurelia Williams

LORI AURELIA WILLIAMS holds a master's degree in English from the University of  Texas at Austin, where she was awarded both a James A. Michener Fellowship and a scholarship in creative writing. The author of several books for young adults including WHEN KAMBIA ELAINE FLEW IN FROM NEPTUNE and BROKEN CHINA, Ms. Williams lives in Austin, TX.

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Maxine Banks is Getting Married
Lori Aurelia Williams

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Roaring Brook Press
September 2010
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ISBN: 9781429962209
ISBN10: 1429962208
Young Adult Fiction336 pages
Age Range: 14 to 18
Grade Range: 9 and up Information for Librarians

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Lexile: HL700LL

$7.99

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Roaring Brook Press
September 2010
Hardcover
ISBN: 9781596435131
ISBN10: 1596435135
Young Adult Fiction
5 1/2 x 8 1/4 inches, 336 pages
Age Range: 14 to 18
Grade Range: 9 and up Information for Librarians

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Lexile: HL700LL

$16.99
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