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Chasing butterflies

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Every kid dreams of happily-ever-after. . .until her world is turned upside down. . . At sixteen, gifted pianist and poet Nia Daniels has already known her share of heartache. But despite the pain of losing her mother and grandmother, she's managed to excel, thanks to her beloved father's love and support. He's held her through every tragedy, and cheered her on through every performance. Nia can't imagine what she'd do without him--until an illness suddenly takes him, and she has no choice. And Nia's in for one more shocking blow. The man who'd always been her rock, her constant, wasn't her biological dad. Orphaned and confused, Nia is desperate for answers. But what she finds will uproot her from the life she's always known in California and bring her to the east coast--to Omar. He's a man who's spent most of his life--and all of Nia's--behind bars. He's her biological father. An ex-gang member. Living in the hood. And he's determined to do whatever it takes to win the love of his only daughter and make up for his mistakes. If only she'll let him...
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Full title chasing butterflies
Author abrams amir
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Last Update 2018-05-22 22:53:33PM
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subject_facet African Americans -- Fiction, Birthfathers -- Fiction, Fathers and daughters -- Fiction, Orphans -- Fiction
title_display Chasing butterflies
title_full Chasing Butterflies, Chasing butterflies / Amir Abrams
title_short Chasing butterflies
topic_facet African Americans, Birthfathers, Fathers and daughters, Orphans, Romance, Young Adult Fiction, Young Adult Literature