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The Justus Girls

3.81  ·  Rating details ·  96 Ratings  ·  12 Reviews
Women like us.In the 1960's, four African-American preteensbanded together to form the Justus Girls, a crack drill team. They vowed to be friends forever, but Peaches, Sally Mae, Jan, and Roach drifted apart. It is Peaches's sudden death that brings them together again. The hip-swinging Sally Mae is a new grandmother; the beautiful and once-shy Roach has become a devout Mu ...more
Hardcover, 368 pages
Published June 19th 2001 by Harper
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Yolanda Roy
Jul 07, 2015 rated it liked it
Rated this with three stars as it is an entertaining book for young audiences and a light read that could provide older audiences a moment to reminiscence. The editors however did the author a small injustice by failing to correct flaws in music timeline. Those of us who can readily recall some of the tunes mentioned in the novel may rely on the title of songs as a chronological guideline and these unchecked errors unnecessarily confuses the reader.
Sep 22, 2011 rated it really liked it
This was an excellent book that wove the past with the present. The characters were well developed and interesting. For me, the murder sub-plot was a distraction that was completely unnecessary to the book as a whole. I would highly recommend this book and find it unique among most fiction selections.
Ms Lovejoy
Feb 15, 2017 rated it really liked it
Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants + Out of the Easy = The Justus Girls
Jun 21, 2009 rated it it was amazing
A great story about four women's life journeys. I especially liked the flashbacks to their childhoods.
Oct 10, 2009 rated it liked it
Liked the storyline.
Mar 09, 2008 rated it it was amazing
I can't remember what year I first read this but I love the dedication to friendship in this book! You go ladies! Work it out!
Tamiko Grant
Very good read.
Kandiz Oliver
Fantastic book.. I loved every bit of it.. It was very educational and real..
Dec 14, 2012 rated it really liked it
Great Girly books. Shows bonds of girlfriends.
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