Christopher Grant (A)
List Price: $16.99 (Hardcover - Relationships and Friendships - 2010)
Description:High school freshman Martine (Teenie for short) is a good student, with a bright future ahead of her. She desperate to be accepted into a prestigious study abroad program in Spain so that she can see what life is like beyond the streets of Brooklyn. She wouldnt mind escaping from her strict (though lovable) parents for awhile either. But when the captain of the basketball team starts to pay attention to her after she pined away for him for months and Cherise, her best friend, meets a guy online, Teenie mind is on anything but her schoolwork. Teenie longtime crush isnt what he seemed to be, nor is her best friend online love. Can Teenie get her act together in time to save her friendship with Cherise, save her grade point average so that she can study in Spain, and save herself from a potentially dangerous relationship? (272 pgs) Ages 12 +
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Product Dimensions: 1 x 5.8 x 8.5 inches
Shipping Weight: 15.2 ounces