A girl like me ni ni simone
A Girl Like Me(Shortie Like Mine #3) by Ni-Ni SimoneShes got a voice like Keisha Cole, attitude to burn--and is the body-rockin, Bebe-sporting girl everyone in her high school wants to be. . .or be with. But in real life, sixteen-year-old Elite has a crack-addicted mother, no father in sight, and is secretly raising her sister and two brothers on her own. Now a radio contest has put her up-close-and-personal with mega-hot singer Haneef and their chemistry is too sizzling for Elite to stop pretending. And as the clock ticks down fast for this hood Cinderella, she has only one shot to save her family and make all of her dreams come true. . .
A Girl Like Me
Abandoned to the streets to raise himself, Eric Samson knows life won't be easy, beginning with the choices he must make. The fast cash of the streets still tempts him, but the threat of getting locked up — again — is daunting. Maybe Eric's way out is as Harlem Hustle, the rapper he dreams of being. At his side is Manley "Ride" Freeman, surrogate brother and best friend. And Jeannette Simpson, the college-bound "round-the-way" girl he hopes will be more than a friend. But does Eric have the strength to leave the familiar street life behind and the courage to reach for his dream?
This Cinderella story of a courageous ghetto girl will appeal to many young readers who admire or inhabit a world similar to Elite's, a year-old beauty trapped in poverty by her crackhead mother Wonderful book. Love all her books period. Wonderful writer. Read all of her books. Also looking forward to the new ones in the future.
Toi McKnight is a 17 year old high school student who has a twin sister, an infant son, a job at iHop, a whack baby daddy, a live in cousin who would make anyone crack up with laughter and a mother who takes care of business. Toi would! Her story is fast moving and evenly written despite a few editing flaws. The situations should make any young person think about the consequences of their actions and hope for their future. If I was your girl is a love story where Toi McKnight learns to love herself. I didnt think they were betterr than Bluford, But dang!