Raspberry living in poverty brings something different each day whether is cleaning at the local old people home to coming home and having your TV stolen out of your apartment. Then Zenna a girl Raspberry sold her chocolate too demanded her money back and Raspberry said no to the Last 4 people who asked.
Raspberry wanted to say losers weepers but she said that she had to pay her electricity bill and its on hold because she gave them too much, she had no choice but to give some of her money back.
Just as they get done she hears her name and its Dr. Raspberry was hanging out at Satos house which is down the hill from Raspberrys new apartment that is on top of a hill, Sato is their also. It made Raspberrys mom chuckle as her was telling her mom lies about her. Raspberrys principle was informed by Zenna that Raspberry had given her chocolate and their was a rumor around the school that was being said about her that she was selling poisoned chocolate.
Sato was riding home with Raspberry that day and Sato was telling Money hunger by sharon flake mom that Raspberry was in love and that she loves older men.
The next day raspberry came to school and began selling Valentines day pencils with hearts on them for 30 Cents each. Raspberry was riding with her mom on her way to school and she told Raspberry that she had gotten another part time job and she was going to be making some more money.
When the green stuff greases her palm, she gets comfort from feeling its crinkly paper power. Of course Raspberrys mom had to make some improvements to the home before they could live in it but it was their own house and all they had to do was paint the walls and the house will be coming together, Raspberry and her mother broke down into tears out front of their house, it had been all they dreamed of.
She kept telling her mother that it was a big misunderstanding. She will do just about almost anything legal to get her hands on the almighty dollar--wash cars, sell rotten candy, skip lunch, clean houses.
As she was walking out Zora threw a cheese ball and hit her in the back of the head and she walked out all mad. She had sold it to eight people at her school and 4 of them already wanted their money back cause it tasted so bad.
Raspberrys mom drove her to school in her old car thats mirror is practically broken off and hanging off. He quickly knew it was a lie and demanded to know why and he said he knew a couple of the people who could of been behind it. Mitchell the night before and she ripped up her card she had got for her.
Raspberry Hill went to school and she was selling chocolate candy for 50 cents a chocolate. Book Summary Thirteen-year-old Raspberry Hill is starved for money. Raspberry kisses her cash. Raspberry demands she get her money back that they made at Miss Bakers or sell the jacket she had bought Ming.
Money hungry is a book that keeps you on your feet thinking whats going to happen next each page you turn.
It was Valentines day and Raspberry was mad at her mom because she had seen her with Dr. They got in a cheese ball fight with each other and Ms.
Raspberry was talking with Odd job at the car wash the day after the break in. Raspberry had been selling stuff at school and on her way home she pulled out her calculator to calculate her profits, Meanwhile her and her mom had been living in a Van but they are moving to an Apartment in the projects.
Mitchell but she just straight up asked him if he was in love with her mother, he explained how he had strong feelings for her and how he really cared about her. Will she and Momma ever move out of the projects?
Characterization, use of dialect, First Person Theme:I read Money Hungry by Sharon G. Flake and I loved it. I picked this book because I thought it was going to be about someone that always wants to get money/5(93). In the tale Money Hungry, Sharon G.
Flake uses multiple writing techniques to bring us into the life of Raspberry Hill, a thirteen-year-old. Memories of being homeless, sleeping in the streets, and eating from handouts keep Raspberry's eye on the only prize that matters to her: cold, hard cash.
Thirteen-year-old Raspberry Hill is always scheming about ways to make money. She's starved for the green stuff, and will do just about anything legal to get it-wash cars, sell rotten candy, skip lunch, and clean houses.
She is obsessed with making money, having money, smelling money, and touching money. Raspberry is determined that she and 4/5(17). Money Hungry has 3, ratings and reviews. Eva said: I started Money Hungry this morning because I read Begging For Change a few weeks/months ago.
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