9780142406274

We Beat the Street : How a Friendship Pact Led to Success

  • ISBN 13:

    9780142406274

  • ISBN 10:

    0142406279

  • Edition: Reprint
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 04/20/2006
  • Publisher: Puffin

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Summary

Growing up on the rough streets of Newark, New Jersey, Rameck, George,and Sampson could easily have followed their childhood friends into drug dealing, gangs, and prison.  But when a presentation at their school made the three boys aware of the opportunities available to them in the medical and dental professions, they made a pact among themselves that they would become doctors.  It took a lot of determination—and a lot of support from one another—but despite all the hardships along the way, the three succeeded.  Retold with the help of an award-winning author, this younger adaptation of the adult hit novel The Pact is a hard-hitting, powerful, and inspirational book that will speak to young readers everywhere.

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