Adolescence is a confusing time for young adults; they often begin to question the changes in their life, and are sometimes uncertain of how to deal with such issues. Homeboyz (2007) can help students handle the issues addressed in this book with confidence. Helping the students to recognize the correct path in life. Some students will be able to find comfort in their families and friends, yet others will turn to young adult novels. The book Homeboyz, by Alan Sitomer addresses the issues of gang violence and loses of a loved one from gang violence. Young adult readers struggling with losing a family member or close friend due to gang violence will be able to identify with this book.
By: Alan Sitomer