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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This story about how Teddy acts as a big brother and uses his resources well gets you right out of your feet and is full of spine-tingling suspense and adventures. Other books in the series.

I like how all the characters and described and their personality’s. I also felt that Homeboyz was packaged too nicely at the end.

The Andersons are shocked still further when Teddy is arrested and thrown in prison for attempted homicide after his elaborately laid plans for revenge against his sisters killer are foiled by the cops.

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I laughed, I cried. He was really angry about his sisters death and would not stop thinking about it. The Anderson family felt devastaded after they lost their baby girl at the hands of gang members. This made it a little difficult to follow. 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.

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He is very attractive and has a well constructed body. Dec 09, Mon’ae K added it. Through Micah, Teddy is taught how to love someone and see how people change. Unsourced material may be challenged and removed.


He went to a program and took care of a kid telling him what not to do and how to do things. The title should be at least 4 characters long. Micah wants to be a gangster so Teddy has a hard time mentoring Homeboyz is a fiction novel written by Alan Lawrence Sitomer.

He is paroled into an experimental program where he is expected to tutor a year-old wanna-be gangsta, Micah Review: He was unsuccessful the first time trying to get revenge and got arrested. You also get to see how a family reacts to the death of a daughter and how it changes everything you have come to know. Urban fictionMystery. Audiobook Details Recorded Books, Inc. With all the sadness and anger built up inside Teddy, he decides to seek revenge and goes looking for the men who killed his sister but ends up arrested for getting in a fight with some gang members outside a convenience store.

Overall rating No ratings yet 0. According to gangsta logic, Tina doesn’t even count as a statistic. The bullet wasn’t meant for her but she happened to be the one getting pierced and murdered by it. Areli Nava rated it it was amazing May 12, Oct 10, Adis rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: The plot twists, relatable characters, and unintimidating flow of narrative all work together to make this a great choice for young adult readers.

Oct 10, Chris White rated it it was amazing. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Feb 12, jalissa rated it it was amazing. No, cancel Yes, report it Thanks!

California Teachers of the Year Program Award winner Alan Lawrence Sitomer is acclaimed for his compelling stories set in gang-plagued urban neighborhoods.


Aug 06, Howard rated it it was amazing. Another thing that I love is how I feel connected to the characters in this book. I thought the book was very good, I love how it talked about the gangs and rival. The Anderson family suffered another hardship when Teddy gets arrested for attempted murder against his little sister’s killer. The moral of the story is what really got me hooked Throughout the story, the author reveals the main theme of how revenge is never the solution to any problem.

There were some boring parts like in the middle but other than that it was a pretty good book. It takes Place in Los Angeles California but doesn’t say what time period it is.

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So many people have to deal with a loss of their loved ones due to gang violence. Oct 16, Jesus rated it it was amazing.

Dec 19, Anthony Mckinna rated it really liked it. However, those two things are not what caused me to lower my rating of the book.


In the beginning of the story, Teddy’s neighborhood is overrun by gangsters and his little sister, Tina, is killed. I also found that I like the way the author would explain the history a significance of a certain event after it would happen.

Teddy was arrested and taken to Hausner Juvenile Hall, is a youth ho,eboyz facility in the state of California. Oct 24, Shelby Devaisher added it.