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Girls Like Me Teri Abrams

Girls Like Me

Teri Abrams

Published January 1st 2001
ISBN : 9780970322517
Paperback
176 pages
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Set in an inner city borough called Raven Heights, youll find Tracy Brooks. Shes a girl not unlike many others. A girl you may have met somewhere along the way. A girl like you or a girl like me, full of hopes, dreams and aspirations, but in thisMoreSet in an inner city borough called Raven Heights, youll find Tracy Brooks. Shes a girl not unlike many others. A girl you may have met somewhere along the way. A girl like you or a girl like me, full of hopes, dreams and aspirations, but in this quest for a brighter future Tracy must first come face to face with a reality she has yet to understand. Growing up without the guidance of a mother, Tracy witnesses the disintegration of her family. Drugs and poverty have eaten away at the core of their lives. With all the odds stacked against her, Tracys hopes of a better life begin to deteriorate. Fortunately she has her older brother Leroy whose witty, metaphoric speeches are constant reminders of better days to come.Breaking the chains of adversity is not an easy task for Tracy. Her life at Raven Heights and the dark secret she has buried there continue to haunt her existence. Tracy ultimately realizes that in order to find happiness she must take some drastic measures, but is there a price to pay for her actions and if so, are the stakes more than Tracy is willing to pay?Readers young and old will be both charmed and captivated by the rich dialougue and vivid characterizations of Girls Like Me.