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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Dec 10, Margarita rated it it was amazing. I also enjoyed how the book is something that is not so common around our home town of Tomah.

As a final negative for me, the long conversations about hacking contained lots of vocabulary that my ELL students wouldn’t know which might frustrate them and make them quit the book. Everyday there are families that loose their loved ones due to gang violence. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

What i really loved from this story, is that there will be people larence your life that can change you as a person completely. How to write a great review. In the beginning of the story, Teddy’s neighborhood is overrun by gangsters and his little sister, Tina, is killed.


He is very attractive and has a well constructed body.

To ask other readers questions about Homeboyzplease sign up. Ratings and Reviews 0 0 star ratings 0 reviews. It is established early on in the novel, that violence was becomming out of control in the Teddy’s neighborhood. He is unsuccessful in getting revenge and is arrested.

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Teddy is expected to turn Micah in the right direction but the problem is Micah has no respect for Teddy. Anderson sinks into deep depression while Pops struggles to run both the household and his declining laundry business. This book is officially one of my favorite pieces of young adult literature I’ve ever read.

The action-packed book is greatly impacted by their actions and conversations. It’s free and yours to keep. 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. Teddy shows alxn emotion to his family, but inside he lawrennce hurt and plans revenge on his sisters murder.

May 01, Mack rated it it was amazing. He plans on escaping and hacks the officers computer to make an account to get the money that goes to the program. Paulina rated it it was amazing Oct 27, There are no discussion topics on lawrenec book yet.


I recommend this book to anyone who is fans of Young Adult realistic fiction books. This wasn’t just any old social worker, h Homeboys was a book about misfit and the process of overcoming the odds from your troubles and making the best out of it.

This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers. He was unsuccessful the first time trying to get revenge and got arrested. It also ends in a way you wouldn’t expect.


Its boring in the middle But toward sthe end it gets interesting. Florida Teens Read Nominee However this book can be very detailed with graphic scenes and show how cold and sadistic characters in this book can be. Oct 27, Demi rated it liked it. He is an intelligent teenager who is a hacker.

Homeboyz by Alan Lawrence Sitomer

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