INNER CITY GIRL

Inner City Girl

Written By: Colleen Smith-Dennis

A poor girl from the inner city gains entry into one of the most prestigious high schools in the country. Milverton High, situated on a hill with its picturesque surroundings, students from the upper echelons of society and teachers who do not necessarily understand, contrasts with the poverty, hunger and family problems which Martina encounters. But Martina is not about to succumb to ridicule, rejection and poverty.

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Martina does the unthinkable: a poor girl from the inner city gains entry into one of the most prestigious high
schools in the country. Milverton High, situated on a hill with its picturesque surroundings, students from the upper echelons of society and teachers who do not necessarily understand, contrasts with the poverty, hunger and family problems which Martina encounters. But Martina is not about to succumb to ridicule, rejection and poverty. Milverton High! Here she comes – defying all the odds! This, the school edition, contains notes and activities for each chapter, complemented by essay-style questions, and aids both student and teacher in gaining a comprehensive understanding of this remarkable, moving, thoughtful coming-of-age  story.
Some key features:
• Setting, conflict and plot are explored
• Insightful and fun questions and activities for each
chapter
• Writing techniques and literacy devices are explored

Inner City Girl won a Burt award for Caribbean
Literature in 2014

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