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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Brandi Tryan rated it it was amazing Homeboya 15, That part is really to gold at the end of the rainbow. Micah is brought up in gang violence at an early age and is need of a role model without knowing it. Dec 08, Andre J. Romero rated it it was amazing.

He was unsuccessful the first time trying to get revenge and got arrested. I laughed, I cried. Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. But yeah I’ll definite recommend this book to anyone who’ll like to read it. Teddy soon finds himself out of prison on house arrest, and in homenoyz capable hands of Officer Mariana Diaz, the smart, tough probation officer assigned to oversee his endless hours of community service.

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I found Homeboyz to sometimes stray into preachy territory, even borderline political, when discussing things like corrupt school committees and the juvenile justice system.

As Teddy goes through the motions of complying with the terms of his probation, Diaz has no idea that he is using his genius-level computer hacker skills to plot his final vengeance and to defraud the state education system of hundreds of thousands of dollars. I read this long time ago and I can say it’s one of the best books I have read. They have a really hard time getting over the death especiall Everyday there are families that loose their loved ones due to gang violence.


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About this title Audio Format. One thing is that lawrenc author really builds the characters and their relationships with one another. We appreciate your feedback.

It’s a hard process and nothing seems to be able to fix it other than getting revenge and doing to them as they did to the one you love.

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.

This is my 1 most checked-out book, and it definitely has everything the kids love–gangs, shootings It is establ In Alan Sitomer’s book, Homeboyz, Sitomer presents us with a seventeen year old teenager named Dixon Theodore Anderson Aka “teddy”who suffers a big loss after gang members randomly gunned down Tina Teddy’s younger sister in a drive-by shootinglawence she was getting an icecream.

Jan 12, Megan Elizabeth rated it it was amazing. The main character’s stint in prison is definitely aimed at reminding kids that being locked up is no joke yes, as we are told over and over and over, the food sucksand we get to go with him on a psychological journey as he considers his choices and his desire for revenge. The Hoopster trilogy by Alan Lawrence Sitomer. I overall really enjoyed this book and I would absolutely recommend it to anyone who is interested.


He then spends time in a California juvenile prison waiting for a j Homeboyz is an Urban fiction, mystery book by ALan Lawrence Sitomer. Further suggestions might be found on the article’s talk page. Preview — Homeboyz by Alan Lawrence Sitomer.

Its boring in the middle But toward sthe end it gets interesting. It took me two days tops to finish from start to end. Views Read Edit View history. Preview — Homeboyz by Alan Sitomer.

The review must be at least 50 characters long. As part of the innovative rehabilitation program Diaz runs, Teddy is assigned to tutor Micah, a twelve-year-old orphan and would-be gansta. Lists with This Book. I also enjoyed how the book is something that is not so common around our home town lzwrence Tomah.

Want to Read saving…. The author’s voice in this book is very different from any other book I have read, he has a rather unique way of explaining situations and really getting the point across. Tyler rated it liked it Oct 05, Tyrell Tyrell Coe Booth.

I learned that you can still make a friend in an unlikely situation and not to give up on something until it’s done. Teddy seeks revenge for the killers of his sister.