Piecing Me Together

Piecing Me Together Timely and timeless --Jacqueline WoodsonImportant and deeply moving --John GreenAcclaimed author Renee Watson offers a powerful story about a girl striving for success in a world that too often seems like it's trying to break her Jade believes she must get out of her poor neighborhood if she's ever going to succeed Her mother tells her to take advantage of every opportunity that comes her way And Jade has every day she rides the bus away from her friends and to the private school where she feels like an outsider but where she has plenty of opportunities But some opportunities she doesn't really welcome like an invitation to join Women to Women a mentorship program for at-risk girls Just because her mentor is black and graduated from the same high school doesn't mean she understands where Jade is coming from She's tired of being singled out as someone who needs help someone people want to fix Jade wants to speak to create to express her joys and sorrows her pain and her hope Maybe there are some things she could show other women about understanding the world and finding ways to be real to make a difference A 2017 New York Public Library Best Teen Book of the YearA School Library Journal Best Book of 2017 Young Adult
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