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After Tupac and D Foster

Average rating
4 out of 5
Based on 12 Ratings and 12 Reviews

Book Description
D Foster showed up a few months before Tupac got shot that first time and left us the summer before he died.

The day D Foster enters Neeka and her best friend's lives, the world opens up for them. D comes from a world vastly different from their safe Queens neighborhood, and through her, the girls see another side of life that includes loss, foster families and an amount of freedom that ... More
Book Information
PublisherPutnam Pub. Group
BindingHardcover (11 editions)
Reading LevelYoung Adults
# of Pages160
Publication Date01/10/2008
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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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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