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Girls Together (1999)

by Sherley Anne Williams

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This book is about five girls who just want to hang out before they are ordered to do chores. They leave the projects and go to the woods and play. ( )
  sottallah | Apr 20, 2015 |
5 friends wanted to hide from their little brothers so they went out of the projects and went into the woods to climb on the trees, picking flowers, just acting like monkeys. pierce college library ages 7 and older
  alaskagirl | Feb 16, 2013 |
This children's pictures books tell astory about little black girls. It tells their day to life of being raised in developmental project housing. ( )
  Janee23 | Oct 7, 2012 |
The art is by Synthia Saint James, the same artist for "No Mirror's in My Nana's House." Beautiful. Set in the projects, five friends get up together early on Saturday morning before their mothers give them "something to do." The story descibes each friend in detail, highlighting their special qualities. They ride bikes, recyle cans for money to see the dollar movies. They walk with linked arms and climb trees. very sweet story.
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For my sister, Ruby Louise: we were girls together. -- S. A. W.
For all us together girls -- S. S. J.
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One summer morning we get up real early, before anyone else in our house.
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Five friends get together one glorious Saturday morning. They want to get away from the Projects, where their mothers will find them something to do, and away from little brothers, who spy on them. These girls could ride bikes. They could collect bottles for the recycler to get money for the movies. But they decide to go climb trees, and off they go--Hey, hey!--linking arms.

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Four African American girls slip out of their housing project and spend a day playing together before returning home with a gift for the friend who was not able to join them.

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