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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Teddy Anderson was a very smart and laqrence young man. They have a really hard time getting over the death especiall Everyday there are families that loose their loved ones due to gang violence. Through Micah, Teddy is taught how to love someone and see how people change. He is unsuccessful in getting revenge and is arrested. They have a really hard time getting over the laawrence especially her older brother Teddy. Dec 19, Anthony Mckinna rated it really liked it.

Along his systematic path of revenge, Teddy gets arrested for forcefully trying to interrogate a group of rival gangsters, and he is sent to juvenile hall. It really ties this book together. However, Teddy never seemed to change. Teddy was arrested and taken to Hausner Juvenile Hall, is a youth correctional facility in the state of California.

The review must be at least 50 characters long. Teddy’s family is devastated.


He never seemed to learn any lesson. About Alan Lawrence Sitomer. He then spends time in a California juvenile prison waiting for a judge to hear his case. It gives you a taste of what life would be like in gang ridden streets of a large city or suburb.


This book connects deeply to every day life and is really realistic. This book is a pretty fast pace with lots of violence and confusion.

When Teddy Anderson’s little sister Tina is gunned down randomly in a drive-by shooting, the gangstas who rule the streets in the Anderson family’s rapidly deteriorating neighborhood dismiss the incident as just another case of RP, RT-wrong place, wrong time. Micah who is a wanna be gang banger who has no relativeno father, no mother, he has no one so he fends for himself.

Jun 30, Juan M. Would you like us to take another look at this review? But to finish on a positive note the author really makes you care about the main character Teddy by showing all of his thoughts and feelings although he may not share those feelings with other characters. What i really loved from this story, is that there will be people in your life that can change you as a person completely. California Teachers of the Year Program Award winner Alan Lawrence Sitomer is acclaimed for his compelling stories set in gang-plagued urban neighborhoods.

This was a good book about life in the ghettos. He has a very interesting encounter with a little boy named Micah with a twisted past and a messed up future, unless, something changes for the young man.

It has many action packed events and also is kind of emotional in some parts.

Homeboyz by Alan Sitomer

I really enjoyed how the book was a fast read and was very easy to get into. I never understood his motivation for creating the “Type II special services account.

As Teddy goes through the motions of complying with the terms of lawrnce probation, Diaz has no idea that he is using his genius-level computer lawrencee skills to plot his final vengeance and to defraud the state education system of hundreds of thousands of dollars.


Especially if you are into rap music and gang related type situations, like fighting, shootings, and tough times. Also this book talks about when Teddy meets the person that killed his sister, and he wasn’t from Throughout the book, I analyzed the development of the main character, Teddy, since that is the prompt my seventh graders are using to write their literary analysis essay on the book of their choosing.

Wrong place, wrong time. What I loved about this book was the detail that the author gave and how I could see how the character develops.

Mr Anderson’s Sister Tina was gunned down homeboyx in the beginning. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. How to write a great review Do Say what you liked best and least Describe the author’s style Explain the rating you gave Don’t Use rude and profane language Include any personal information Mention spoilers or the book’s price Recap the plot.

Ratings and Reviews 0 hojeboyz star ratings 0 reviews. He wants revenge and plans out his every step to get it.