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THE BEAT GOES ON
New York : Simon & Schuster
Books for Young Readers, 2004.
lay on her bed listening to the familiar sounds around her. For as
long as she can remember, things have been the same. The routines
of her family and neighbors have been the same. As she lay there
wishing for some drama in her life, she has no way of knowing that she
would come to regret this wish. "Imagine if one day you woke up and
circumstances had changed so dramatically that your entire world had been
turned completely upside down and you couldn't take anything for granted
anymore." That is what happens when Leyla's cousin Emma takes her
aside to tell her a secret. A secret she can't tell anyone else.
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