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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He took his anger out the wrong way, and turned his life upside down. It is really awesome and interesting is about people that are n a gang and one of the guy is named teddy his sister had been shot in a drive by. It talks about real world problems going on like gang violence and all this in the mind of a 16 year old.

The book starts out with the killing of gang member and an innocent girl and it picks up talking about the how the family deals with their loss. He never seemed to learn any lesson. As part of the innovative rehabilitation program Diaz runs, Teddy is assigned to tutor Micah, a twelve-year-old orphan and would-be gangsta.

Please email webmaster fantasticfiction. Landenscott rated it liked it Sep 07, He then gets put on house arrest and is forced to mentor a boy named Micah. Its boring in the middle But toward sthe end it gets interesting.

Overall, Homeboyz was a very interesting read with lots of turning events that continued to drag you right back in. Return to Book Page. Oct 12, Oliver Mirer rated it it was amazing.

I really enjoyed reading this book because of the way the author develops the relationships between the characters. Open Preview See a Problem? Want to Read Currently Reading Read.


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I agree with nearly everything from the characters, plot, and conflicts, and I think it was a very well structured novel. Mumzy B is the shooter responsible ladrence the murder of his little sister. However, Teddy never seemed to change. I can relate to the similarity of changing for a loved one, but except the way I changed was on a better path for myself.

You’ve successfully reported this review. Teddy was arrested and taken to Hausner Juvenile Hall, is a youth correctional facility in the state of California. The story is about him coping with his sisters death and trying find out who killed his sister. When Teddy’s sister is gunned lawrecne in a drive by shooting, he sets out to get revenge, but finds a child like that along the way and has to decide what to do with the new boy in his life.

The book homeboyz by Alan Sitomer was an interesting more realistic spin on the life on the the street.


Young teens are getting involved in gangs, drugs, robbery, and murder. Want to Read saving…. As part of the innovative rehabilitation program Diaz runs, Teddy is assigned to tutor Micah, a twelve-year-old orphan and would-be gansta.

It was considered a RP,RT, wrong place, wrong time. Lists with This Book. Teddy is a hacker and a very intelligent young man. Teddy is forced to spend five days each week mentoring a child lawrene Micah.

Teddy is forced to spend five days each week mentoring a kid named Micah. I love how the author explains how he deals with the loss. Lionel rated it it was ladrence May 25, Homeboyz Hoopster Trilogy Author s: Homeboyz is lawwrence one of the I ever finished because it had action from the beginning and to the end.


Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. 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 shootingwhile she was getting an icecream. The plot twists, relatable characters, and unintimidating flow of narrative all work together to make this a great choice for young adult readers. Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources.

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 would recommend this book to anyone that is into very fast paced books with many events that change the whole story. Children and Young Adult Literature portal. 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.

Anderson sinks into deep depression while Pops struggles to run both the household and his declining laundry business.

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He was really angry about his sisters death and would not stop thinking about it. How to write a great review. These types of book are just not for me, but I would really recommend it.