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Will the Real Raisin Rodriguez Please Stand Up?
It’s winter break, and Raisin’s heading back home to Berkeley, California, where—for a twist—she’s blogging to her new Philly friends about the visit with her dad and old friends Pia and Claudia. Raisin can’t wait to pick up where she left off, but she’s in for a rude awakening. First there’s her dad’s new girlfriend, Angelique, who came out of nowhere. Worse—who’s the new ...more
Hardcover, 208 pages
Published April 5th 2007 by Razorbill
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A girl who lives with her mother in Berkeley is happy with her life, her name is Raisin she has a loving mom friends and boyfriend named CJ. Raisin is very fond with what she has. Raisin had to go to a Christmas Vacation with her dad, but she didn’t want to leave her loving family and friends behind once her dad came to pick her up so that he could have his father daughter time. When finally got to her father’s house her other friends that lived nearby were so happy to see her come again. Raisin ...more
So, I have to say, I really did not like this book. But, it definitely serves a purpose. The series can be easily described as "Gossip Girls" without the sex, drugs, etc. A 7th grade girl is uprooted from Berkeley, CA and moved to Philly when her parents get a divorce. Basically, the book is written as her blog, with occasioanal comments from friends either in Berkeley or Philly. Cutsey jokes, not all that gripped, but a good innocent story. (at least the parts I read) Someone else please read a ...more
Jul 03, 2010 Christy rated it liked it
"The third installment of the Raisin Rodriguez series finds Raisin returning to Berkley to visit her divorced dad and her two best friends. Raisin returns longing for the things she remembers only to find that things have definitely moved on without her. Her favorite restaurant has changed, her friends have changed and even her own father's life is moving along. This leave Raisin wondering if she should have ever should have returned to California at all."
In the book “Will the Real Raisin Rodriguez Please Stand Up?” the conflict was person vs. person. I think that it will be person vs. person because the main charter Raisin moved away from her best friends, but when she came back she found out that, they had found someone else to fill her spot. While she is trying to fight for her pot back, Raisin finds out that the other girl is not so bad.
Judy Goldschmidt is the author of the popular Secret Blog of Raisin Rodriguez series, which follows a young girl as she leaves her childhood home and must make new friends. Judy first got the idea when a friend of hers was using Crest whitening strips to whiten her teeth and Judy wondered whether or not the strips could be used to put highlights in someone’s hair. Deciding that this was a funny qu ...moreMore about Judy Goldschmidt...