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Piecing Me Together

Piecing Me Together

  • Title: Piecing Me Together
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  • Format : Kindle Edition
  • Language : English
  • Page : 277 pages


A timely and powerful story about a teen girl from a poor neighborhood striving for success, from acclaimed author Ren e Watson.Jade believes she must get out of her neighborhood if she s ever going to succeed Her mother says she has to take every opportunity She has She accepted a scholarship to a mostly white private school and even Saturday morning test prep opportun A timely and powerful story about a teen girl from a poor neighborhood striving for success, from acclaimed author Ren e Watson.Jade believes she must get out of her neighborhood if she s ever going to succeed Her mother says she has to take every opportunity She has She accepted a scholarship to a mostly white private school and even Saturday morning test prep opportunities But some opportunities feel demeaning than helpful Like an invitation to join Women to Women, a mentorship program for at risk girls Except really, it s for black girls From bad neighborhoods.But Jade doesn t need support And just because her mentor is black doesn t mean she understands Jade And maybe there are some things Jade could show these successful women about the real world and finding ways to make a real difference.Friendships, race, privilege, identity this compelling and thoughtful story explores the issues young women face


Author Ren e Watson

Ren e Watson is the author of the children s picture book, A Place Where Hurricanes Happen Random House, June 2010 , which was featured on NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams Her middle grade novel, What Momma Left Me debuted as the New Voice for 2010 in middle grade fiction by The Independent Children s Booksellers Association.Ren e s one woman show, Roses are Red, Women are Blue, debuted at N




Piecing Me Together Reviews (31)

  • And this makes me wonder if a black girl s life is only about being stitched together and coming undone, being stitched together and coming undone.I wonder if there s ever a way for a girl like me to feel whole. Piecing Me Together is such an important and moving book It released during Blac [..]

  • Unlike the majority of teenagers, Jade knows what she wants.She knows that she wants to escape her poor neighbourhood, go to a great college on a scholarship, and eventually buy her mama the house she isn t able to afford on her own Yes, she goes to an almost all white private school, but she is con [..]

  • I just cried through the last 40 pages of this Absolutely incredible. [..]

  • Click here to watch a video review of this book on my channel, From Beginning to Bookend Uneventful and painfully didactic Piecing Me Together is a well intentioned book that struggles in its execution. [..]

  • Why isn t everyone talking about this book I am honestly shocked that I hadn t heard about this before it was sent to me by the publisher though this review is not sponsored or influenced by them in any way as always, thoughts opinions are my own.This story is about Jade who is going into her [..]

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