Girls Together
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Girls Together

3.25 of 5 stars 3.25  ·  rating details  ·  4 ratings  ·  2 reviews
Five friends get together one glorious Saturday morning. They want to get away from the Projects, where their mothers will find them something to do, and away from little brothers, who spy on them. These girls could ride bikes. They could collect bottles for the recycler to get money for the movies. But they decide to go climb trees, and off they go--Hey, hey!--linking arm...more
Hardcover, 32 pages
Published March 15th 1999 by HMH Books for Young Readers
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It's not often that I come across a children's book that I truly dislike, but Girls Together fits perfectly into that category. The story itself is good, and important for showcasing the everyday lives of young girls from the projects, as well as the world as seen through their eyes. The illustrations are done in primary colors and beautifully emphasize the story being told.

But the author has chosen to write this book using the vernacular stereotypically spoken by many families and individuals...more
This book celebrates African American culture. Poetically written in African American slang. The illustrations are interesting and attention is paid to children living in the projects and how they view the suburbs. I think I get this book.
Terry marked it as to-read
Nov 26, 2013
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