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Maxine Banks is Getting Married

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...

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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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About the author

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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