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Growing Yams in London

Juvenile & Young Adult


by
Sophie Acheampong

Book Details

Format: EPUB

Page count: 176 pages

File size: 1.2 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

?Listen, if you want to see Nelson, you have to lie,’ Tanisha insisted.?Seriously?’?Yeah, unless you actually want to wait till you’re eighteen.’?Ohmigod! I hate this.’ I said, reaching for my phone.I knew she was right. My parents would never let me meet him.Makeeda loves her life and her friends in London. Her parents wish she’d spend less time texting her mates and more time finding out about her Ghanaian roots. So when she meets the very fit DJ Nelson, Makeeda starts to break her family’s rules. Life gets even more complicated when she falls out with her best friend, Bharti. Can Makeeda find a way to be true to herself as well as respect her culture?

?Listen, if you want to see Nelson, you have to lie,’ Tanisha insisted.?Seriously?’?Yeah, unless you actually want to wait till you’re eighteen.’?Ohmigod! I hate this.’ I said, reaching for my phone.I knew she was right. My parents would never let me meet him.Makeeda loves her life and her friends in London. Her parents wish she’d spend less time texting her mates and more time finding out about her Ghanaian roots. So when she meets the very fit DJ… (more)

?Listen, if you want to see Nelson, you have to lie,’ Tanisha insisted.?Seriously?’?Yeah, unless you actually want to wait till you’re eighteen.’?Ohmigod! I hate this.’ I said, reaching for my phone.I knew she was right. My parents would never let me meet him.Makeeda loves her life and her friends in London. Her parents wish she’d spend less time texting her mates and more time finding out about her Ghanaian roots. So when she meets the very fit DJ Nelson, Makeeda starts to break her family’s rules. Life gets even more complicated when she falls out with her best friend, Bharti. Can Makeeda find a way to be true to herself as well as respect her culture?

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