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What They Found: Love on 145th Street

By Walter Dean Myers
Publisher Wendy Lamb Imprint Wendy Lamb ISBN

9780375937095

Awards and Honors 2008 ALA Best Book for Young Adults | YALSA Quick Picks for Reluctant Young Adult Readers 2008 | <I>Booklist</I> Top 10 Black History for Youth | <I>Booklist</I> Editor’s Choice 2007 | CCBC Choices 2008, Fiction for Young Adults | <I>Kirkus Reviews</I> – Best Young Adult Books 2007 | <I>School Library Journal</I> – Best Books 2007

What They Found: Love on 145th Street

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Language: Racial or Ethnic Epithet/Slur,Sexual Content: Mild Sexual Content/Themes,Violence: Mild Violence

"Ain't it funny how we understand each other?" a customer asks Mama Evans, owner of the Curl-E-Que hair salon in Harlem, New York. These moving, intertwined stories demonstrate the many ways that the neighbors on 145th Street truly do understand one another. From the story of a dying father's last loving gesture to that of a young girl who doesn't realize how beautiful she is until a neighbor paints her portrait, this collection, full of individuals searching for and finding love, is also the story of their community. Library edition with trade jacket added.
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Mature Young Adults Plus (Grades 11 & Up)

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Mature Young Adults Plus (Grades 11 & Up)

For Grades 11 & Up

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