Get What You Give

Get What You Give

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by Stephanie Perry Moore
     
 

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It's time for Hailey Grant to listen to her heart and determine her future. . .

Following in her big sister Hayden's footsteps, Hailey Grant is attending Western Smith College. But, unlike her sister, Hailey's torn about becoming a sister of Beta Gamma Pi--especially since it seems the Betas don't want her best friend, Teddi, to pledge. Their

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It's time for Hailey Grant to listen to her heart and determine her future. . .

Following in her big sister Hayden's footsteps, Hailey Grant is attending Western Smith College. But, unlike her sister, Hailey's torn about becoming a sister of Beta Gamma Pi--especially since it seems the Betas don't want her best friend, Teddi, to pledge. Their friendship is already tense because of Hailey's crush on Covin Randall, Teddi's rival for Student Government Association President. Hailey sees how Covin is making a difference on campus and when he challenges her to do the same, she's convinced that Covin is the right candidate--for president and her heart. With Teddi's friendship on the line, Hailey realizes it's time to make some tough decisions. Good thing she has her faith to guide her. . .

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A sophomore at historically black Western Smith College, Hailey Grant learns a set of predictable lessons about friendship, leadership, sisterhood and God. When Hailey risks her life to rescue her orphan roommate Teddi's family keepsakes from a dorm fire, her kindness and bravery impress both hunky do-gooder Covin Randall and the sisters of service-oriented sorority Beta Gamma Pi. In a narrative peppered with sorority jargon, Hailey pledges BGP, bonds with the "line sisters" who pledge alongside her and helps resolve strife among the "prophytes"-more established sorors. Hailey's struggles and eventual success planning a fundraiser are realistic if tedious, but some of her other achievements-including inspiring both a racist cop and an abusive gangster to change their ways-are less believable. The lessons she learns dating Covin, such as not to cling to a guy after having sex with him, reinforce conventional values about gender roles and relationships. Fans of the series will find this fifth volume inspiring; skeptical readers will likely not be moved. (Fiction. 12 & up)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780758281593
Publisher:
Kensington
Publication date:
05/01/2010
Series:
Beta Gamma Pi Series
Sold by:
Penguin Random House Publisher Services
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
256
File size:
694 KB
Age Range:
14 Years

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Get What You Give (Beta Gamma Pi Series #5) 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
harstan More than 1 year ago
Like her older sister Hayden, Hailey Grant matriculates at Western Smith College. However, unlike big sister, Hailey has doubts about pledging with Beta Gamma Pi as the sorority rejects her best friend Teddi Spencer. When Teddi runs for Student Government Association President against Covin Randall, Hailey has a problem as she is attracted to the hunk, but feels a loyalty to her BFF. Enflaming the strained friendship is Hailey's belief that Covin is better suited for the council leadership position than her roommate is although she is Teddi's campaign manager. When a fire breaks out in their dorm, Hailey risks her life to save orphaned Teddi's family memorabilia. Her courage impresses Covin who starts to date the sophomore. Get What You Give is a fine Beta Gamma Pi entry as the heroine learns the meaning of relationship and friendship, leading and independence vs. sheepishly going along, and faith that God is there when you need him. Targeting young teens, Stephanie Perry Moore provides a strong entry as Hailey learns to adhere to her values not drift from them. Harriet Klausner