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1423103868 03 02 1423103866 03 9781423103868 15 9781423103868 14 09781423103868 01 BC <b202>01</b202> <b203>Money Hungry</b203> 15 9780786805488 A01 Sharon G. Flake Flake, Sharon G. Sharon G. Flake REV 01 eng 192 JUV013000 10 JUV000000 02 11 03 7 04 17 18 03 12 04 99 01 Thirteen-year-old Raspberry Hill is starved for money. She will do just about anything legal to get her hands on the almighty dollar--wash cars, sell rotten candy, skip lunch, clean houses. She is obsessed. She is driven. She is afraid. Memories of being homeless, sleeping in the streets, and eating handouts keep Raspberry's eye on the only prize that matters to her: cold, hard cash. When the green stuff greases her palm, she gets comfort from feeling its crinkly paper power. And, when money is your best friend, there's more to do than hold it. Raspberry kisses her cash. She smells it. She loves it.
But even money can't answer the questions that keep Raspberry awake at night. Will she and Momma ever move out of the projects? What did Ja'nae do with the two hundred bucks Raspberry loaned her? And what's really going on with Momma and that rich doctor?
A haunting story of greed and forgiveness by the award-winning author of The Skin I'm In, this unforgettable novel will keep you glued to every page. Bank on it.]]


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Money -- Juvenile fiction.
Mothers and daughters -- Juvenile fiction.
Single-parent families -- Juvenile fiction.
Inner cities -- Juvenile fiction.
African Americans -- Juvenile fiction.