If I Grow Up

in the dirty, brownish ice. “If I grow up, I'm gonna have a ride like Marcus's,” he
said through chattering teeth. He must've been freezing, wearing only that hoodie
. “And chains and bling like you wouldn't believe. You know Rance got a solid ...

If I Grow Up

If I Grow Up

In a gripping novel with a plot pulled from the headlines, Todd Strasser turns his attention to gang life in the inner-city projects. DeShawn is a teenager growing up in the projects. Most of his friends only see one choice: join up to a gang. DeShawn is smart enough to want to stay in school and make something more of himself, but when his family is starving while his friends have fancy bling and new sneakers, DeShawn is forced to decide--is his integrity more important than feeding his family?

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If I Grow Up
Language: en
Pages: 240
Authors: Todd Strasser
Categories: Young Adult Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-02-23 - Publisher: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers

In a gripping novel with a plot pulled from the headlines, Todd Strasser turns his attention to gang life in the inner-city projects. DeShawn is a teenager growing up in the projects. Most of his friends only see one choice: join up to a gang. DeShawn is smart enough to
When I Grow Up
Language: en
Pages: 39
Authors: Todd Strasser
Categories: Occupations
Type: BOOK - Published: 2001* - Publisher:

Second grade students describe what occupations they want to do when they grow up.
When I Grow Up
Language: en
Pages: 40
Authors: Dennis Haley, Marcy Brown
Categories: Juvenile Nonfiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2005 - Publisher: Treasure Bay, Inc.

Shows how children can make a connection between what they like to do now and what they could do in the future as a career.
When I Grow Up!
Language: en
Pages: 12
Authors: Jeanie Lee
Categories: Juvenile Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2007 - Publisher: Simon and Schuster

As a boy imagines all of the different occupations he could have when he grows up, readers can pull the tab to see related illustrations unfold.
When I Grow Up, I Want to Be a Builder
Language: en
Pages: 16
Authors: Donna Jenkins
Categories: Juvenile Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-01 - Publisher: AuthorHouse

Shakir dreams about becoming a construction worker.

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