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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Mar 05, Oscar rated it really liked it. If you leave it at that it feels as though you are disrespecting their death and couldn’t give a rats ass about their death.

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That being said, Homeboyz was not my favorite of his books. Good book, Homeboyz is one of my favorite books, after reading this book, I learned a lot lol, Nah but It was an interesting read had my attention through the whole book couldn’t put it down because I wanted to know what happened haha. I learned that you can still make a friend in an unlikely situation and not to give up on something until it’s done.

Feb 12, jalissa rated it it was amazing. He is set free, but is put under house arrest and lqwrence enrolled in a probation program. Teddy is forced to spend five days each week mentoring a child named Micah. Throughout the story, the author reveals the main theme of how revenge is never the solution to any problem.

Sitomer gives the book a heartwarming ending for most of the characters, an ending that I suppose he hopes will cause the readers to overlook the lack of growth in his main character. Mar 12, Jacob Sullivan rated it really liked it. This wasn’t just any old social worker, he could be easily distracted by one glimpse of this curvy, young officer.

This book is both a violent and sometimes is different genres almost.

If anyone read this book we akan have a conversation for at least an hour. As a result, Teddy gets put on house arrest and has to tutor a boy named Micah, who is plummeting down the wrong path. T-bear and Micah are really my favorite characters, they don’t get along at first but as time passes T-bear becomes a father figure for Micah. June Learn how and when to remove this template message. It was a book that I never wanted to put down, and I am not one who enjoys reading.


Homeboyz (Hoopster) by Alan Lawrence Sitomer

How to write a great review. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. It also ends in a way you wouldn’t expect. It is really awesome and interesting is xlan people that are n a gang and one of the guy is named teddy his sister had been shot in a drive by. 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.

Jump At The Sun Availability: I really enjoyed how the book was a fast read and was very easy to get into. You submitted the following rating and review.

The parents don’t get divorced, Micah moves in with the family and lawrenec out of his dangerous neighborhood and apathetic foster home, and the preventative gang program gets miraculously funded due to the illegal hacking scheme. There were some boring parts like in the middle but lawrrence than that it was a pretty good book.

Preview — Homeboyz by Alan Lawrence Sitomer. During this lawrecne, Teddy is treated as if he was a gangster. Rosa Sigala if the kid he is mentoring micah does not succeed he won’t ether so he, will go back to the judge.

Go to the library and check out Homeboyz, you lawrsnce regret it! There are examples in the book when the author begins a chapter with backround information on a character. This is my 1 most checked-out book, and it definitely has everything the kids love–gangs, shootings Audiobook Details Recorded Books, Inc. While I found myself sharing Sitomer’s opinions, Lawrencee don’t really like when fiction books for young adults come prepackaged with a political message for teenagers to adopt without actually doing any research or thinking themselves.


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One of my favorite parts of this book was the introduction story in chapter one that a,an completely on a young girl named Meeksha Livingston. While the Anderson family mourns her death, Teddy goes to his car to seek vengeance.

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Tina Maryssa Anderson is Teddy’s little sister who died from a stray bullet in a drive-by shooting she had nothing to do with. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.

Everyday there are families that loose their loved ones due to gang violence. Mar 20, Landon rated it it was amazing. Open Preview See a Problem? Rosa Sigala he gets a ankle monitor. Lists with This Book. But through Micah, Teddy is taught how to love someone and see how people can change. Mumzy B is the shooter responsible for the murder of his little sister. I really enjoyed the book and it was pretty good. The Hoopster 3 books. Nov 20, Reeseis Chillin rated it it was amazing.

Return to Book Page. He wants revenge and plans out his every step to get it. Teddy soon finds himself out of prison on house arrest, and in the capable hands of Officer Mariana Diaz, the smart, tough probation officer assigned to oversee his endless hours of community service. Teddy Anderson was a very smart and charming young man. But through Allan, teddy is taught how to love someone and see how people can change.