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It ain't all for nothin'

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Life in Harlem isn't easy, but Tippy and his grandmother are doing okay. Then Grandma Carrie gets sick, and Tippy goes to live with Lonnie, his father. Lonnie's got his own thing going on, and he doesn't have much room in his life for a son he barely knows -- unless, that is, Tippy is willing to walk the far side of the fine line between right and wrong. Grandma Carrie always said if he had Jesus in his heart there wasn't anything to worry about, but sometimes it's not that simple. When the chips are down, will Tippy be able to call for help -- and is there anyone out there who will listen?

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Full title it ain t all for nothin
Author myers walter dean
Grouping Category book
Last Update 2018-05-14 22:54:48PM
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subject_facet African American children -- Fiction, African Americans -- Fiction, Decision making in children -- Fiction, Fathers and sons -- Fiction, Grandmothers -- Fiction, Hope -- Fiction
title_display It ain't all for nothin'
title_full It ain't all for nothin' / Walter Dean Myers, It ain't all for nothin' / by Walter Dean Myers
title_short It ain't all for nothin'
topic_facet African American children, African Americans, Decision making in children, Fathers and sons, Fiction, Grandmothers, Hope