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Dear Yvette (Throwback Diaries)

Title

Dear Yvette (Throwback Diaries)

Authors

Ni-Ni Simone

Publisher

Kensington

Pages

256 pages

Publication Year

2016

ISBN

9780758287762

Genre

realism

Topic

Family Relationships; Incarceration; Parental rights termination; Foster care; mother in prison; losing your daughter; group home

Annotation

After a street fights ends with a jail sentence, Yvette is forced to live far from anything and anyone she's ever known, but starting her life over again may show her what it means to have a real family.

Grade Level

9-12

Family Formation

multi-generational

Main Character

girl

Diversity Impact

direct

Race/Ethnicities

African American

Keywords

living in a group home; romance; family problems; fighting; murder; crime

Item Type

Fiction

Format

novel

Dear Yvette (Throwback Diaries)

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