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Bronxwood

Title

Bronxwood

Authors

Coe Booth

Publisher

Scholastic

Publication Year

2013

ISBN

9780439925358

Pages

336 pages

Genre

realism

Format

novel

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

Tyrell's life is spinning out of control after his father is released from prison, his little brother is placed in foster care, and the drug dealers he's living with are pressuring him to start dealing.

Grade Level

9-12

Lexile Measure

HL780L

Diversity Topics

Family Relationships; Foster care; Incarceration; Family violence; brother in foster care; foster child; foster mother; father in prison; domestic abuse; abusive parent

Main Character

male teenager

Race/Ethnicities

Black

Family Formation

mother and father

Keywords

drug trafficking; drug dealers; street life; Bronx; children of criminals; negligent mother; music; DJ; dating; adjusting to parent out of jail; father and son relationships

Diversity Impact

direct

Bronxwood


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