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After Tupac & D. Foster [With Earbuds]

Average rating
4 out of 5
Based on 1,096 Ratings and 323 Reviews

Book Description

The day D Foster enters Neeka and her best friend's lives, the world opens up for them. Suddenly they're keenly aware of things beyond their block in Queens, things that are happening in the world-like the shooting of Tupac Shakur-and in search of their Big Purpose in life. When-all too soon-D's mom swoops in to reclaim her, and Tupac dies, they are left with a sense of how quickly things... More
Book Information
BindingPreloaded Digital Audio Player (11 editions)
Reading LevelUncategorized
# of PagesN/A
Publication Date07/01/2009
The Creators
About Jacqueline Wilson (Author) : Jacqueline Wilson is a published author and an editor of children's books and young adult books. Some of the published credits of Jacqueline Wilson include Girls in Love.
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About Tbd (Narrator) : Tbd is a published author, illustrator, and a narrator of children's books. Some of the published credits of Tbd include The Extraordinary Adventures of Ordinary Boy, Book 3: The Great Powers Outage (... more
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Reader Comments
8/26/2011 J.Aday Kennedy said:
Neeka, her best friend, and newcomer Dee become a tight-knit trio. They adore Tupac. His lyrics speak to Dee especially. Each of the girls face some serious issues among them are foster care, unfair treatment of African Americans in courts and day-to-day, struggle for a better life, homosexuality... more

tags: family relationships, newbery honor, award winner, girls, highly recommended, realistic fiction, kids' books, friendship, children's literature, middle school, children's fiction, fiction, juvenile fiction, juvenille fiction, children's book, I read, African AmericansI recommend, homosexuality, foster care

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6/22/2009 Chris Doyle said: I have come to really like this author. Her approach to characters is so touching.
tags: I read

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5/1/2009 SJ Kessel said:
Woodson, J. (2008). After Tupac & D Foster. New York: G.P. Putnam’s Sons. 9780399246548 Woodson uses beautiful prose to share the experiences of the narrator, Neeka and their new friend D, who is in foster care. They maintain their friendships as they experience life in their neighborhood ... more

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1/26/2009 LaTonya Baldwin said:
Contrary to popular belief not every parent of a an African American kid gets hip hop. I do get the rough times of being a tween, the challenges of being in foster care and how much it means to have friends. This book introduced me to a culture, hip hop, that I knew little about. This helped me unde... more

tags: multicultural, women of color writers, diversity, YA, I read

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