Homeboyz has 82 ratings and 23 reviews. Fleiry said: Homeboyz by Alan lawrence Sitomer is about a boy named teddy that feels angry about a homeboy killin. When his sister is shot and killed in a gangland drive-by shooting, Teddy plots revenge, and the tension of this gritty and violent story lies in just. Homeboyz (Hoopster) by Alan Lawrence Sitomer – book cover, description, publication history.

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Homeboyz by Alan Sitomer

However this book can be very detailed with graphic scenes and show how cold and sadistic characters in this book can be. The Anderson family felt devastaded after they lost their baby girl at the hands of gang members.

This book is full of intense details and leaves you mesmerized with each page you turn.

Jump at the Sun Availability: He also uses alot of personification and similes to give examples. I was intrigued by the constant violence and the gang related issues. Homeboyz is a very gang related book that takes place on the streets. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. See all 27 questions about Homeboyz…. Teddy’s family is devastated. They have a really homebojz time getting over the death especially her older brother Teddy.

He never seemed to learn any lesson. Anderson sink When Teddy Anderson’s little sister Tina is gunned down randomly in a drive-by shooting, the gangstas who rule the streets in the Anderson family’s rapidly deteriorating neighborhood dismiss the incident as just another case of RP, RT-wrong place, wrong time.

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Gregory Moore rated it it was amazing Sep 11, This book is written for teenagers to read, it is suspenseful and makes you want to keep turning the page and take it with you wherever you go.

Return to Book Page. Iri rated it it was amazing Mar 27, Mar 31, Karen rated it liked it Shelves: Two things I didn’t enjoy lawrenfe this book is that I feel it wasn’t long enough, and it didn’t seem to have the best ending to me. They are like two magnets that attract trouble but repel each other.

Homeboyz by Alan Lawrence Sitomer

It’s free and yours to keep. This page was last edited on 30 Decemberat I personally loved this book! May 01, Mack rated it it was amazing. The book’s main character is year-old Dixon Theodore Anderson, nicknamed Teddy.

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He is soon arrested for slan homicide and finds him self in a juvenile prison. The characters themselves kept me turning the page and i believe that anyone who cares and wants to read about urban society today will enjoy and appreciate this book.

According to gangsta logic, Tina doesn’t even count as a statistic. The parents don’t get divorced, Micah moves in with the family and gets out of homebyoz dangerous neighborhood and apathetic foster home, and the preventative gang program gets miraculously funded due to the illegal hacking scheme. Chi ama i libri sceglie Kobo e inMondadori.

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He knows what goes on between the system of the schools, the prisons, and the streets, and he doesn’t shy away from telling a realistic story that wryly calls out certain Wow homeboyyz wow!

Teddy’s entire neighborhood is overrun by gangsters and his sister, Tina, is killed in a crossfire. I also found that I lawrencce the way the author would explain the history a significance of a certain event after it would happen.

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Mar 19, Debra rated it liked it Shelves: I tend to steer them to other books though. Bronxwood Tyrell Coe Booth. Now he’s been placed into the capable hands lawtence Mariana Diaz, the tough probation officer who just might save him from himself. Thanks for telling us about the problem.

He explains the surroundings and what people really go through as part of their daily life routine. Another thing that Lasrence love is how I feel connected to the characters in this book.