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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Oct 25, Ketzenygonzalez rated it it was amazing.

While the Anderson family mourns her death, Teddy goes to his car to seek vengeance. Dec 08, Andre J. He is very attractive and has a well constructed body. As a final negative for alah, 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.

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Open Lawrende See a Problem? Micah who is a wanna be gang banger who has no relativeno father, no mother, he has no one so he fends for himself. 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.

Down the road in the book they each understand they need each other but their egos get in the way. Teddy is forced to spend five days each week mentoring a child named Micah. Articles needing additional references from June All articles needing additional references Pages to import images to Wikidata CS1 maint: Another thing that I love is how I feel connected to the characters in this book.


Mar 05, Oscar rated it really liked it. Teddy shows no emotion to his family, but inside he feels hurt and plans revenge on his sisters murder. I can relate to the similarity of changing for a loved one, but except the way Lawrenfe changed was on a better path for myself. Teddy is the main character, and he spends much of his time plotting revenge after his sister is shot and killed by a rival gang at the age of fourteen.

Mr Anderson’s Sister Tina was gunned down right in the beginning. Homeboya book is really moving and inspiring and it touched my heart a little. 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.

Mar 12, Jacob Sullivan rated it really liked it. I can relate to the similarity of changing for a loved one, but except the way I changed In this story that I read, the book really involves a lot of real world problems, and situations that need to change.

I read this book because someone had recommended it to me and said it was a great novel to read. What we don’t know is if he will change his mindset or will he go on with his plan. Tyler rated it liked it Oct 05, Alissa homeboyyz it really liked it Jun 28, Teddy wants revenge and begins planning how to get it-luckily the police interrupt his scheme before he can act.


Anderson sinks into deep depression while Pops struggles to run both the household and his declining laundry business. Thanks for telling us about the problem.

Homeboyz by Alan Sitomer

Mar 24, Teen rated it liked it Shelves: Oct lawrece, Jesus rated it it was amazing. I also felt that Homeboyz was packaged too nicely at the end. What i really loved from this story, is that there will be people in your life that can change you as a person completely. Teddy was arrested and taken to Hausner Juvenile Hall, is a lawence correctional facility in the state of California.

While Teddy’s family mourns her death, Teddy goes to his car to seek vengeance. I tend to steer them to other books lswrence. Also author focuses well on giving backround information on each character.

This article needs additional citations for verification. This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers. You’ve successfully reported this review. This article about a young adult novel of the s is a stub. Homeboyz Hoopster Author s: He then spends time in a California juvenile prison waiting for a judge to hear his case.

Mar 19, Debra rated it liked it Shelves: Sitomer gives the book a heartwarming ending for most of the characters, an ending that I suppose he homebotz will cause the readers to overlook the lack of growth in his main character.

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