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.
When we finished reading this book, we had to write a 5 paragraph essay over mostly opinion based questions.
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 1 month ago by B. Wolinsky
Great book. Lots of dialogue and interesting for older adolescents and adults. It shipped very quickly.Published 3 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 4 months ago by Ryan Hubert
Very hard to read this book due to the continuing quotes. I gave up after 10 pages. Maybe me but a total dud.Published 11 months ago by Edward S. Friedman
The book is in decent condition but the pages are COVERED in pink highlighter and penciled in notes. Literally the first 2/3 of the book is a ton of it. Read morePublished 12 months ago by Chris Rookus
I teach at a middle school that might as well be the school these boys go to. They are incredible articulate and really know how to tell a story, but the story they are telling is... Read morePublished 17 months ago by Lida Zlatic
i bought it used but in immaculate condition. this book is inspiring and really refreshed my perspective on a lot of social issues in this country.Published 18 months ago by Mulan
This book is heartbreaking, eye-opening, and innocently written in the voices of individuals who were forced to grow up all to fast in a neighborhood they compared to a Vietnam... Read morePublished 20 months ago by Mary