But soon after Francisco moves into the dorm, his new classmates assume the worst of him: they pepper him with questions about drugs and gangs. Published on Nov 7, Go explore.
They fire stereotypes and accusations at Francisco, leaving him to feel more alone and unwanted than ever. During break, when Francisco goes home to the "hood" to visit his friends, he realizes that he may have changed, as well.
One ethnic slur "spic" on the basketball court and the general taunts Francisco receives from his roomates may seem mild in comparison to the bullying some students receive on a daily basis. One bad decision can take you back to where you don't want to be. Report this review. Being a woman is not easy: when you reveal your feelings, you are hurt, when you are faithful, you are deceived, when you love, we drop you, when you are honest, we lie to you. The star rating reflects overall quality and learning potential. This is indeed a chance of a lifetime for a teen living in Spanish Harlem, a place where going beyond the hood rarely happens. One character eats at McDonald's for breakfast in a moment of desperation because it's all he can afford.
He feels as though he has forsaken some of his life-long friends, allowing him to become clueless as to what he needs to do to fit in. It is one of those books where once you pick it up, you are unable to set it down.
Author Greg Takoudes, does an excellent job expressing all the teens' opinions. The story is told from many characters' perspectives, as opposed to one, effectively illustrating each viewpoint, while creating an interesting and exciting book for both teens and adults.
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