Tango's Baby by Martin Waddell

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Sixteen-year-old Brian and his girlfriend Crystal, two kids from the poor side of town, cannot manage to stay together when Crystal has a baby, but Brian loves his child so much he refuses to be separated from it.
 

About Martin Waddell

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Martin Waddell is the award-winning author of many books for children, including "Can't You Sleep, Little Bear?" and the other Little Bear books, illustrated by Barbara Firth, "Farmer Duck, " illustrated by Helen Oxenbury, and "Owl Babies, " illustrated by Patrick Benson. He lives in Northern Ireland.
 
Published January 1, 1995 by Candlewick Press. 188 pages
Genres: Young Adult, Children's Books, Romance, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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Tango's feckless ability to see beyond the present and the brittle shell Crystal develops in the name of self-preservation might strike chords of recognition, but Waddell leaves the two as welfare-state statistics, and the humor here, so black it may not even be humor, doesn't compensate for a mo...

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Though he's often on the wrong side of the law, Tango, the ``no-hoper'' British teenager at the center of Waddell's (Can't You Sleep, Little Bear?) ponderous novel, is clearly not a bad boy. He is dev

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Though he's often on the wrong side of the law, Tango, the ``no-hoper'' British teenager at the center of Waddell's (Can't You Sleep, Little Bear?) ponderous novel, is clearly not a bad boy.

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