Darkness before dawn

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New York : Atheneum Books for Young Readers, 2001.
1st ed.
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233 pages ; 22 cm.
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Hope shines in the face of fear in this conclusion to Sharon M. Draper's award-winning Hazelwood High trilogy. In her senior year, things are finally looking a little brighter for Keisha. Still haunted by the suicide of her ex-boyfriend, Andy, she finds comfort in the attentions of the new track coach, twenty-three-year-old Jonathan Hathaway, the principal's son. How can Keisha not be swept off her feet by a tall, dark, handsome "lemon drop wrapped in licorice" who treats her like a woman, not a girl? But suddenly this intoxicating relationship takes a frightening turn, and Keisha is once again plunged into the darkness she's fought so hard to escape. Will Keisha ever be able to find her way back into the light?
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Recovering from the recent suicide of her ex-boyfriend, senior class president Keisha Montgomery finds herself attracted to a dangerous, older man.
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Draper, S. M. (2001). Darkness before dawn. New York: Atheneum Books for Young Readers.

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Draper, Sharon M. 2001. Darkness Before Dawn. New York: Atheneum Books for Young Readers.

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Draper, Sharon M, Darkness Before Dawn. New York: Atheneum Books for Young Readers, 2001.

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Draper, Sharon M. Darkness Before Dawn. New York: Atheneum Books for Young Readers, 2001. Print.

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