Friday, August 15, 2014

Make Lemonade

Make Lemonade
by Virginia Euwer Wolff

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LaVaughn is a fourteen year old girl who is determined to go to college once she has enough money.  When she starts babysitting to earn extra money, she meets Jolly.Jolly is a seventeen year old single mother, with two children who both have different fathers.LaVaughn tries to help Jolly make lemonade out of the lemons in her life.

My Review
This book was very captivating to me.
I really loved the way it was told. It was written in free-verse, which is a style I really enjoy.

Free-Verse is like this:
It is written like
a poem.
Like how I am writing,
right now.

  I have never read a book quite like this one. Most books fit into some kind of category (like mystery novels, historical, fantasy, etc.), but this one did not. To me this book was really about life. Even though life can get tough, this book teaches us how to make lemonade out of every situation. I loved the characters, and the language was so poetic and deep, yet simple. I believe it takes a very good writer to write a book like that.

Romance: No, not much.   
Violence: Nope.
Language:   I haven't read it for a while, but I know there wasn't much if not any.
 Genre: Poetic, Life, Fiction.
Age: 12 and up.

5 star rating!


  1. Lovely! Sounds like a book is calling my name! Thanks Eve and this is a very lovely blog. Keep up the good work:)
    June |

  2. Wow, I've never heard of a book being written like that! Fascinating...