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Flyy Girl
Contributor(s): Tyree, Omar (Author)

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ISBN: 0743218574     ISBN-13: 9780743218573
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
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Binding Type: Mass Market Paperbound - See All Available Formats & Editions
Published: August 2001

Annotation: Tracy Ellison, a middle-class African-American teen in 1980s Philadelphia, uses her personal brand of intimidating flattery to conquer one guy after another--until she meets her match. Meanwhile, Raheema, Tracy's girlfriend and neighbor, struggles to maintain good grades in school and to avoid the pressures to stray from the path she has chosen.
Additional Information
BISAC Categories:
- Fiction
Dewey: FIC
Physical Information: 1.13" H x 4.4" W x 6.8" (0.52 lbs) 512 pages
- Cultural Region - Mid-Atlantic
- Ethnic Orientation - African American
- Geographic Orientation - Pennsylvania
Features: Price on Product
Accelerated Reader Info
Quiz #: 74681
Reading Level: 4.3   Interest Level: Upper Grades   Point Value: 18.0
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Publisher Description:
The bestselling urban classic novel about a young woman coming of age in the late 1980s.

Tracy Ellison, a young knockout with tall hair and attitude, is living life as fast as she can. Motivated by the material world, she and her friends love and leave the young men who will do anything to get next to them. It's only when the world of gratuitous sex threatens heartbreak that Tracy begins to examine her life, her goals, and her sexuality.

Contributor Bio(s): Tyree, Omar: - New York Times bestselling author Omar Tyree is the winner of the 2001 NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Literary Work--Fiction, and the 2006 Phillis Wheatley Literary Award for Body of Work in Urban Fiction. He has published more than twenty books on African-American people and culture, including five New York Times bestselling novels. He is a popular national speaker, and a strong advocate of urban literacy. Born and raised in Philadelphia, he lives in Charlotte, North Carolina. Learn more at OmarTyree.com.
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