True Believer

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Simon and Schuster, Feb 1, 2001 - Juvenile Fiction - 264 pages
21 Reviews
We have a multitude of obstacles to overcome here.
We'll begin.

When LaVaughn was little, the obstacles in her life didn't seem so bad. If she had a fight with Myrtle or Annie, it would never last long. If she was mad at her mother, they made up by bedtime. School was simple. Boys were buddies. Everything made sense.
But LaVaughn is fifteen and the obstacles aren't going away anymore. Big questions separate her from her friends. Her mother is distracted by a new man. School could slip away from her so easily. And the boy who's a miracle in her life acts just as if he's in love with her. Only he's not in love with her.
Returning to the characters and language she explored so profoundly in Make Lemonade, Virginia Euwer Wolff rises to the occasion in this astonishing second of three novels about LaVaughn, her family, and her community.
  

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Review: True Believer (Make Lemonade #2)

User Review  - Catie - Goodreads

Okay, so I didn't finish it. I had to read this book for my adolescent Literature class. I honestly think it would be a great book to teach in high school. It's free verse, so that means it is easy to ... Read full review

Review: True Believer (Make Lemonade #2)

User Review  - Sarah Hartman - Goodreads

This novel was great! I enjoyed the style it was written in, and the reader's ability to feel the emotions right through the pages. The character development was interesting to me as I read. I enjoyed ... Read full review

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About the author (2001)

Virginia Euwer Wolff is also the author of Probably Still Nick Swansen, The Mozart Season, and Bat 6. She is now at work on the third and final book about LaVaughn. Ms. Wolff lives in Oregon City, Oregon.