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You Don't Even Know Me : Stories and Poems about Boys
by Sharon G. Flake


Overview - In 9 stories and 15 poems, Sharon G. Flake provides insight into the minds of a diverse group adolescent African American males. There's Tow-Kaye, getting married at age 16 to love of his life, who's pregnant. He knows it's the right thing to do, but he's scared to death.  Read more...

 
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Overview
In 9 stories and 15 poems, Sharon G. Flake provides insight into the minds of a diverse group adolescent African American males. There's Tow-Kaye, getting married at age 16 to love of his life, who's pregnant. He knows it's the right thing to do, but he's scared to death. James writes in his diary about his twin brother's terrible secret, which threatens to pull James down, too. Tyler explains what it's like to be a player with the ladies. In a letter to his uncle, La'Ron confesses that he's infected with HIV. Eric takes us on a tour of North Philly on the Fourth of July, when the heat could make a guy go crazy. Still, he loves his hood. These and other unforgettable characters come to life in this collection of urban male voices. Sharon's G. Flake's talent for telling it like it is will leave readers thinking differently, feeling deeply, and definitely wanting more.

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9781423100171
  • ISBN-10: 1423100174
  • Publisher: Jump at the Sun
  • Publish Date: July 2011
  • Page Count: 195
  • Reading Level: Ages 12-17
  • Dimensions: 8.2 x 5.7 x 0.4 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.53 pounds


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Books > Juvenile Fiction > Short Stories
Books > Juvenile Fiction > People & Places - United States - African-American

 
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