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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The author Alan Lawrence Sitomer does exceptionally well when describing the mindset of the hood and it’s influence on those in it. This book explains some of the problems of underprivileged areas, and how they only make things worse by putting the children into those places so that they develop a hood mentality.
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Anderson sinks into deep depression while Pops struggles to run both the household and his declining laundry business. Retrieved from ” https: What i really loved from this story, is that there will be people in your life that can change you as a person completely.
Return to Book Page. Lists with This Book. The outcome of the book is that killing isn’t always the way of handling things sometimes you can depend on the law to handle things for you. Oct 10, Chris White rated it it was amazing.
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He plans on escaping and hacks the officers computer to make an account to get the money that goes to the program. He then spends time in a California juvenile prison waiting for a judge to hear lawrfnce case.
The plot twist and believable story made it an enjoyable read. Anderson sink When Teddy Anderson’s little sister Tina is gunned nomeboyz randomly in a drive-by shooting, homeoyz 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.
Now he’s been placed into the capable hands of Mariana Diaz, the tough probation officer who just might save him from himself. June Learn how and when to remove this template message.
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I laughed, I cried. He has a very interesting encounter with a little boy named Micah with a twisted past and a messed hoeboyz future, unless, something changes for the young man.
I recommend this book to anyone who is fans of Young Adult realistic fiction books. Jun 11, Miss Grady rated it it was amazing.
Pops is Teddy’s father and is in mourn because of his daughter’s loss he also is always there for Teddy being his chauffeur to his court dates and probation meetings. To ask other readers questions about Homeboyzplease sign homehoyz. Jun 15, Simon B.
The title should be at least 4 characters long. Articles needing additional references from June All articles needing additional references Pages to import images to Wikidata CS1 maint: Thanks for telling us about the problem. He made me feel like I was in the book. But through Micah, teddy is taught how to love someone and see how people can change. Also author focuses well on giving backround information on each character.
I felt like I knew the characters but I couldn’t really connect too much. The story is about him coping with his sisters death and trying find out who killed his sister. Micah is brought up in gang violence at an early age and is need of a role model without knowing it. Wrong place, wrong time.