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Review: Ghetto Cowboy

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Ghetto Cowboy by G. Neri. Candlewick. 2011. Audio: Candlewick on Brilliance Audio. 2011. Narrated by JD Jackson. Odyssey Honor Book. The Plot:  Twelve year old Cole’s mother doesn’t know what to do with Cole. He’s cut so much school that he may be left back, he’s getting into trouble, there’s nothing else for her to try [...]

Review: Yummy

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Yummy: The Last Days of a Southside Shorty by G. Neri, illustrated by Randy DuBurke. Lee & Low. 2010. Graphic Novel. Review copy from publisher. It’s About: A fictionalized account of the life and death of eleven year old Robert “Yummy” Sandifer. The Good: Yummy’s story was brought to national attention in a 1994 Time [...]