A Contemporary YA Novel For Black History Month

Sixteen year old Lauren Moffit is sassy! She sparkles! She has guts and plenty of confidence!

A popular student, Lauren is privileged and overprotected by her wealthy parents. She is one of few African American students in a prestigious prep school in a predominately white neighborhood.

But nothing can prepare her for the devastating scandal that rocks her world when her father is charged with investment fraud.

Her father’s frozen bank accounts cause Lauren to have to live on her own savings, which leads to something she has never done, watch her spending.

Lauren has to write a new story for her life as she struggles to keep her head held high. She finds out who her real friends are as her popularity declines.

Lauren learns to navigate a new normal with help from the people in the park, where she takes her daily run.

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