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3.00164744645799 out of 53.00164744645799 out of 53.00164744645799 out of 53.00164744645799 out of 53.00164744645799 out of 5 3.00 (607 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Rita Williams-Garcia Narrator: Shari Peele, Cherise Booth, Bianca Vasquez, Mark Turetsky Publisher: Recorded Books Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date:
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In this 2009 National Book Award finalist, Rita Williams-Garcia proves that she has an uncanny ability to project unique voices (Publishers Weekly). Jumped is told in alternating points of view between three girls as they struggle to make tough choices when they become involved in a fight at their urban high school.

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  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Jill Sorenson | 2/12/2014

    " A fierce, thought-provoking read. Laugh out loud funny in some parts, gritty and sad in others. Loved the urban teen voice, fast pace, and staccato writing style. The optimist in me longed for someone to Do The Right Thing--maybe readers will. Great discussion book for high school, reminiscent of Julia Alvarez and Sandra Cisneros. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Libriar | 12/28/2013

    " I love Rita Williams-Garcia so I was excited to read her newest book. It was a great, quick read on a current, relevant topic. This will be perfect for high school girls who hate to read (and high school boys should like it too.) It will also serve as a conversation starter. The only fault I have with the book is that getting to know the characters got a bit tiresome at times. I felt that I knew Trina and Dominique after the first half of the book, I would have preferred a bit more focus on Leticia and her dilemma. All in all though, a great book by a great author! "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Peyton | 11/26/2013

    " The word "gritty" keeps being used to describe this one, but that's not really a word I'd use. Yes, it is rough and has that real world flavor, but it's a tad too repetitive to be gritty. While the premise is good and the characters are solid, I felt that many of the chapters were just padding. The explosive conclusion--which caught me completely by surprise--is what really saves this book. This might not be a "must-read", but it's a "should-read". "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by Loren | 11/23/2013

    " All I can say is I am so glad my high school was not like the one the girls in this book go to. It's a pretty harsh look at an inner city school where the girls are self-centered and mean as hell. "

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