I was born and raised in New York City, in the Bronx. I'm the author of TYRELL, KENDRA, and BRONXWOOD. show more
I was born and raised in New York City, in the Bronx. I'm the author of TYRELL, KENDRA, and BRONXWOOD.
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I only read a few of these essays, including the one by Sara Zarr. Insightful and definitely worth reading.
Easily the best male teen voice by a female author I've read. Seriously, if Walter Dean Myers had written this, I don't think Tyrell's voice would have been any more accurate or believable. Coe Booth does a fabulous job putting the reader into Tyrell's head, so that by the end of the book I felt lik...
Wow, what a fantastic read! I picked this up at work to give it a go and I was immediately sucked in. You really get the sense of desperation and struggle that Tyrell faces in his narration and how much he’s willing to do to stay out of the “system.” I was hooked from the first few pages and did not...
Great short story collection about an excellent topic.
I stopped reading it in the middle. I found it slow-moving, and the main character unsympathetic. Where are the positive books where teen girls embrace their sexuality and release themselves from the confines of what they've been taught by society?