LeAlan Jones and Lloyd Newman live in the Ida B. Wells project of Chicago.
Our America, will change the way you look at life, and make you appreciate the little things in life that we sometimes take for granted.
Our America, a book by two young boys from a housing project on the South Side of Chicago, is raw and beautiful all at once.
This book should be a required read in all high school and/or college curriculums!Published 14 days ago by Stephanie Hardy
Told the story of my old neighborhood. Brought back a lot of memories. Well done.Published 17 days ago by Leslie E. Harris
It’s great to see a book about this topic from the mouths of two kids who live there. Whereas the book “Gang Leader For a Day” was from a writer who “infiltrated” the Chicago... Read morePublished 7 months ago by B. Wolinsky
Great book. Lots of dialogue and interesting for older adolescents and adults. It shipped very quickly.Published 9 months ago by Marcella Sims
I had read this book in my Modern American History class this recent school year, and I felt like I could really connect this to modern day 2014. Read morePublished 10 months ago by Fred Hubert