Make Lemonade

Virginia Euwer Wolff

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An award-winning novel about growing up and making choices

Viginia Euwer Wolff’s groundbreaking novel, written in free verse, tells the story of fourteen-year-old LaVaughn, who is determined to go to college—she just needs the money to get there. When she answers a babysitting ad, LaVaughn meets Jolly, a seventeen-year-old single mother with two kids by different fathers. As she helps Jolly make lemonade out of the lemons her life has given her, LaVaughn learns some lessons outside the classroom.

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* “Radiant with hope.”—Publisher’s Weekly, starred review

“Powerfully moving.”—Kirkus Reviews, pointer


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Virginia Euwer Wolff

Virginia Euwer Wolff is an accomplished violinist and former elementary school and high school English teacher. Her first book for young readers, Probably Still Nick Swansen, was published in 1988 and won both the International Reading Association Award and the PEN-West Book Award. Since then she has written several more critically acclaimed young adult novels, earning more honors, including the National Book Award for True Believer, as well as the Golden Kite Award for Fiction and the Jane Addams Book Award for Children’s Books that Build Peace. Her books include The Mozart Season, This Full House and Bat 6. She lives in Oregon.

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American Library Association Best Books for Young Adults, American Library Association Notable Children's Books, American Library Association Quick Picks for Reluctant Young Adults, Parents' Choice Honor Books, IRA Teachers' Choices, Parenting Magazine, Best Children's Award, Golden Kite Award Winner, NCTE Notable Child. Bks in Lang. A , Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books Blue Ribbon Award, Horn Book Magazine Fanfare List, School Library Journal Best Books of the Year, Michigan Best Book for Young Adults, NYPL Books for the Teen Age, Pacific Northwest Library Association Young Reader's Choice Award

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Trade Paperback
Square Fish
May 2006
Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780805080704
ISBN10: 0805080708
Young Adult Fiction
5 1/8 x 7 3/4 inches, 208 pages
Age Range: 10 to 14
Grade Range: 5 to 9
$8.99

Hardcover

Hardcover
Henry Holt and Co. (BYR)
Henry Holt and Co.
May 1993
Hardcover
ISBN: 9780805022285
ISBN10: 0805022287
Young Adult Fiction
5 3/4 x 8 1/2 inches, 208 pages
Age Range: 10 to 14
Grade Range: 5 to 9
$17.95
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