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A Matter of Trust (Bluford High #2)

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In grade school, Darcy Wills and Brisana Meeks were friends. But all that changed at Bluford High when Darcy started hanging with "the zeros"--a group of students Brisana despises. Now the former friends are bitter rivals, and the tension between them is getting worse. For a while, Darcy tries to stay calm, ignoring her old friend's daily taunts. But when she learns that B ...more
Unknown Binding, 125 pages
Published December 31st 2001 by Townsend Press
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NESSA KkRAZiiE CHiiKk*
Jan 10, 2008 rated it really liked it
The book A Matter of Trust is about a girl named Darcy. She has a boyfriend named Hakeem who is very diffrent from other boys. Alost the whole book is about Dracy and her old friend Brissana Meeks. They used to be friends but now they hate each other. Darcy also has to deal with problems at home with her grandmother who is getting sicker and sicker everyday. Also problems with her dad that is trying to get closer to her and her sister after five years when he left them. Darcy is one of the sm ...more
Kali
May 24, 2012 rated it really liked it
Shelves: already-read
This book about the life of 3 teenage high school students, and common issues that can occur in a friendship. In the book Matter of Trust, by Anne Schraff , Darcy is having trouble in her life about who to trust. Throughout this book, Darcy does not know if she could trust her boyfriend Hakeem or her old best friend. Darcy has suspicions that Brisana and Hakeem are attracted to each other. She is also dealing with the return of her father. This book is really interesting because it deals things ...more
Mai Ong
Oct 26, 2009 rated it it was amazing
This book is really good. I love the ending. I learned that in life there will be obstacles and you just have to learn how to overcome it. When there's people that's been in your life for a long time and they just left you because of something they didn't accept, it's okay. Everything in the end will be fine. It's only the after feeling that matters. In the end everything will be fine. You'll soon realize if that person really matter or not. This is why I think that the title is a great title. " ...more
Delphine Mpawenimana
Feb 25, 2014 rated it really liked it
In the novel “A Matter Of Trust” the story takes place at Buford High School and also in a house. The characters are Darcy, Brisana, Hakeem, Tarah and Cooper. My prediction will be based on Darcy and Brisana because the book is based on them. Darcy is a girl that goes to high school called Buford High School. In the story it says that “Darcy hangs out with a couple of friends, and she’s pretty happy.” Darcy also has a boyfriend name Hakeem. Everything is fine except for two things. One, she used ...more
Rebecca
Dec 26, 2007 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: grades 7 and up
This series has been flying off the shelf ever since we purchased it, so I finally read one. Only 125 pages, large type, plot-driven, good for reluctant readers. I appreciate that all of the main characters are African-American high schoolers, and I think the covers are a big reason kids are picking them up (as a side note, be sure to go for the gorgeous photos on the Scholastic covers, NOT the strange paintings on the earlier Townsend covers).

In this teen drama, 16-year-old Darcy has a lot to
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Nyasia Johnson
A matter of trust is a very good book to read cause its very understandable and you will like if u like books about drama and romance.I love this book because i can understand what its about and how the writer was thinking when she wrote this also the series is very good if u read them in order.like in the book she gets mad at her sister cause she hanging with the wrong crowd and doing wrongs things.then she have problems at home with her mother and grandmother.....if you want to find out read t ...more
Denis Barrios
Oct 26, 2015 rated it really liked it
Have you ever had a hard time gaining someones trust back when they used to be really close to you? I think this book can relate to your situation. This book also explains how that person started to kinda get trust back from that certain person. Overall, the book was good, some parts in the story teaches you some lessons about life.

Two sisters, Darcy and Jamee who attend Bluford Highschool, are still heartbroken over the fact that their dad left them to go with a much younger women in New York.
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Aileen Antillon
Dec 04, 2014 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Had you ever had the one feeling, that you don't trust a few person out there? well i had, and not just one person but a several of persons. I guess thats how life is. When someone says they truly trust you they mean it, so don't make that person regret the trust they have in you. That just really makes me think i cant trust anyone out there but the family. My opinion in this book i actually really liked it i read most of Bluford High books they are great, they're so addicting i literally read t ...more
Mario Monsalve
Jan 15, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Have you ever, ever had a hard time gaining someones trust back when they was really close to you? I think this book can relate to the same situations your. This book explains how the person started to get trusty with this certain person.


there is 2 sister named Jaimee and Darcey who attends bluford high school that are still heart broken because of there dad letting them go with t younger mom in Newyork. When there dad left the whole family broke apart especially Jaimee, Darcey and Jamee's mom w
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Sharlika
Jan 11, 2009 rated it liked it

The book I have read is called “A Matter of Trust”, by Anne Schraff. This book is a fiction book. The theme of the book is to always have confidences in your self, have trust in others that is close to you and deal with different situations differently, also to forgive the people who done wrong to you.
A Matter of Trust is based on trust, drama, and love. The main characters are Darcy, her father, Hakeem, and Brisana. Darcy has sum trust issue wit her dad, about what had happened when she and h
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Suma
Mar 19, 2012 rated it really liked it
Dear Charan,

I am reading the book "A Matter of Trust' by Anne Schraff, which is a work of realistic fiction.
This book is about a young woman named Darcy. She has a lot on her plate from a elderly grandmother to her long lost father coming back into her life wanting to regain her trust. She also has a stuttering boyfriend. Darcy's best friend used to be this girl named Brisana. Sadly, they fell apart once they both got to high school, because Darcy began to hang out with "zeros" in other words lo
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Lovekitty
A Matter of Trust by Anne Schraff, the second installment to Lost and Found. I have to say, this book was a lot better than the first.
We see Darcy again, while she deals with a kind-of-but-not-really romantic relationship with Hakeem(their relationship status can be annoying. I mean, are you together or not?)the prospect of her former best friend stealing Hakeem away from her, and uncertain of whether to re-establish a relationship with her father, who left the family five years ago.

This book,
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EJayy
Oct 04, 2010 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: 7th-grade
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Sabrina
May 28, 2009 rated it it was amazing
A Matter of Trust is a high school love drama. It can relate to most teens and their issues they might meet in high school ,

A matter of trust was mostly about a girl named darcy who was madly inlove with this boy name Hakeem Darcy has to over come obsatcles with keeping her stuttering boyfreind,Hakeem, out of arms reach of her ex-bestfriend Brisana. Brisan tries to get revenge on Darcy for choosing other friends over her. She also has to over come the shock of seeing her father for the very fir
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 Ruth Noemi Rojas
For starters, I would like to thank the Lord for allowing me the opportunity to read this book. It's been a while since I've read books from this series. I believe the last one I read was Brothers in Arms by Paul Langan, and I loved it. I loved Martin Luna. I also love Darcy Wills, the main character in this book. I really liked how the story ended because it was sweet! I liked all the characters. I liked how this was a cute, fun, and short read. This series, Bluford High is written by two peopl ...more
Nyamari Duran
Feb 23, 2016 rated it it was amazing
This book was amazing. My favorite thing about the Bluford series books are that they have real life situations that actual people go through every day. Darcy lIves in a small apartment with her mom, sister, and her sick grandmother. Life was fine until it took a turn for the worst. Darcy's ex best friend Brisana is trying to ruin her life and her dad who abandoned her years ago, is now trying to make up for the trouble he has caused. What will Darcy do and who will she trust?
Tyler Scott
May 24, 2012 rated it it was amazing
This book is a girl named Darcy and she keeps flirting with her boyfriend. Also Darcy's grandmother is sick and her father is trying to find his way back in there family.This book is a page tuner and is very insteresting. The parts that made this book insteresting was when Darcy, Jamee, and their mother went to Aunt Charlotte house for dinner.These conflicts helped me better understand the charachters.
Geisis Medina
Oct 30, 2014 rated it really liked it
This book was a great book. I really love to see how Darcy feel now about her dad coming back to that house. Also she think that her family might be a normal family after her mom and her dad had a conversation that made her mother give her father a chance

Mz. Carter
i thought this book was ok. it didnt really catch my attention all like that.
Jalynn Oakman
Nov 17, 2016 rated it it was amazing
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Tremayne
Jan 13, 2011 rated it it was amazing
Recommended to Tremayne by: Darius Frasure
she wuz very smart not to fight her old bst friend and just let it go its a good example to show people not to fight over each other
Nancy Cervantes
Oct 09, 2013 rated it really liked it
It was good but i didnt like how the author ended the story.
W-O-R-D-S DON'T HURT THIS 1
Sep 07, 2007 rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: KEIANA
WHAT I LEARNED ABOUT THIS BOOK WAS THAT THEY ALWAYS TRY TO STILL YO BOYFRIEND
Cindy
Jul 18, 2012 rated it it was amazing
i like this book and i want read the others series of this author
Jayna Johnston
Jun 05, 2017 rated it really liked it
The charcters Brisana and Darcy both was fighting over this one boy name Hakeem. Darcy really liked him and Brisna just said he liked and and did stuff to get under Darcy skin. Darcy would let stuff happen and let her do thing until one day she got so fed up and they got in this whole fight. After that Brianna finally stopped and chilled out.
Shanique
Mar 20, 2017 rated it liked it
I would recommend this book for sixth graders, because they would be going into to high to school the following year.
Jaylen Salter
Mar 16, 2017 rated it it was amazing
I liked this book a lot. It was a lot of betrayal in this book.
Anthonyc946 Cruz
Nov 02, 2010 rated it it was ok
Book Review 2:
Book: A Matter of Trust
By: Anne Schraff
Read by: Anthony Cruz
How I thought of the book
A Matter of Trust was an o.k book. When I was first looking for a book, I was recommended to read this book. This book is also part of The Bluford series; a series of books that are all about struggles in a teenage highschooler’s life. Now, I am saying it is a decent book because it didn’t bore me, but on the other hand, it could of been a little more interesting. The beginning of book interest
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Vanessa Prieto
Feb 21, 2017 rated it really liked it
By:Vanessa P.
“Darcy followed his gaze and saw the crumpled figure in the parking lot,blood pouring from a head wound”.This was one of the scenes that I enjoyed the most from the book that made me keep reading.Teen drama out of all the other genres for reading is one of the best in my opinion.Especially when Anne Schraff writes them because it’s fascinating to me the way she expresses the character's feelings and personality in “A Matter Of Trust”.

Darcy Wills is one of the greatest characters in
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Laura Santana
It's interesting and many people can relate to this story.
It tells a true life story that although it hasnt happened,but it can happen. its about a girl whos boyfriend gets teased and she always has to stand up for him but he doesnt like that. And she doesnt understand why. Her dad is trying to get back in her life, but since he walked out her life for such a hard time its hard for her to accept his apoligy because she doesnt want to get hurt again.

9/25/11
Hakeem invites Darcy to spend the after
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Anne Elaine Schraff grew up in Cleveland, Ohio. She received both her bachelor's and master's degrees from California State University at Northridge and taught high school for ten years.

Anne paid her way through college by writing short stories for magazines. Since college she has written hundreds of stories and over eighty books including historical fiction, biographies, science books, and her fa
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