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What Can(t) Wait

What Can(t) Wait (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

By Ashley Hope, Perez
By Perez, Ashley Hope

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Another day finished, gracias a Dios. Seventeen-year-old Marisas mother has been saying this for as long as Marisa can remember. Her parents came to Houston from Mexico. They work hard, and they expect Marisa to help her family. An ordinary lifemarrying a neighborhood guy, workin...g, having babiesought to be good enough for her. Marisa hears something else from her calc teacher. She should study harder, ace the AP test, and get into engineering school in Austin. Some days, it all seems possible. On others, shes not even sure what she wants. When her life at home becomes unbearable, Marisa seeks comfort elsewhereand suddenly neither her best friend nor boyfriend can get through to her. Caught between the expectations of two different worlds, Marisa isnt sure what she wantsother than a life where she doesnt end each day thanking God its over. But some things just cant wait
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ISBN 9780761384991
Released NZ 1 Jun 2016
Publisher Lerner Publishing Group
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback
Series Carolrhoda YA
Internationally sourced (OOS locally); ships 6-12 working days

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ISBN-13 9780761384991
Stock Available
Status Internationally sourced (OOS locally); ships 6-12 working days
Publisher Lerner Publishing Group
Imprint Carolrhoda Lab
Released 1 Jun 2016
Publication Country United States United States
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback
Author(s) By Ashley Hope, Perez
By Perez, Ashley Hope
Series Carolrhoda YA
Category Fiction (Child / Teen)
Award Winning
Personal Family, Relationship & Social Issues
Number of Pages 234
Dimensions Width: 136mm
Height: 192mm
Spine: 15mm
Dewey Code FIC
Weight 250g
Interest Age Children
Reading Age Children
Library of Congress Family problems, Texas, Mexican Americans, Self-reliance, Houston (Tex.)
NBS Text Children's Fiction
ONIX Text Children/juvenile