Piecing Me Together

Piecing Me Together

By Renée Watson

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Jade believes she must get out of her poor neighborhood if she's ever going to succeed. Her mother tells her to take advantage of every opportunity that comes her way. And she has. She accepted a scholarship to a mostly-white private school and even Saturday morning test prep opportunities. But some opportunities feel more demeaning than helpful. Like an invitation to join Women to Women, a mentorship program for "at-risk" girls. Except really, it's for black girls. From "bad" neighborhoods. And just because Maxine, her college-graduate mentor, is black doesn't mean she understands Jade. And maybe there are some things Jade could show these successful women about the real world and finding ways to make a real difference.
Publisher: Bloomsbury USA Childrens
ISBN-13: 9781681191072
ISBN-10: 1681191075
Published on 2/13/2018
Binding: Paperback
Number of pages: 320

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This book is so inspirational i would love to read this book again but i had to return it, this book is literally about struggles and how it forms something big it is amazing

Piecing Me Together was a good book. I like how she took every opportunity available to her and that she tried to teach the women.

I highly recommend this book. It is very realistic, and is so captivating, making it a very quick read. I highly recommend that anyone who has the chance to read this book to read it!

Wow! I am reading this book now, and I am sure happy I am! Only about 7% of the books published in 2012 were about people of color and the times of slaves, says owner of We Need Diverse Books! This book is one of them, and the overall effect is like- Bazang! Amazing, about a young woman of color who is accepted in a mostly white school, a private school. This is a huge accomplishment.

This book is really inspirational. A girl named Jade gets into a college where there are mainly white people. Jade joins a program that connects young black teens with older and successful black women. Jade finds it difficult to connect with her older woman (Maxine) because Maxine grew up wealthy. I enjoyed reading this book because I'm white, and I learned a lot about diversity in this book. It wasn't my type of book, but I still enjoyed reading it. I recommend this book to mainly the older kids, but I feel like anyone could read it if someone explained it to them.