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Wes Moore
Birth date: October 15, 1978
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Sheila's Reads
Sheila's Reads rated it 1 year ago
Interesting story about two boys named Wes Moore, born in Baltimore around the same time. One starts dealing drugs, is in and out of jail and prison, and finally receives a life sentence for the murder of a cop during a robbery. The other has problems and is acting out but has adults who step in to ...
~WhimsyLibrarian~ rated it 6 years ago
I wish there was more. I mean, this would be a great biography to read as a teen, but...I wish you had more into the "why" their fates were different. It's great for discussions for socio-economic problems, school systems, etc... BUT! I felt the only reason the other "Wes Moore" made it...was his fa...
What I Happen to Be Reading At the Moment
The Other Wes Moore was required as part of my university's summer reading program. The premise of this double memoir is that two outwardly similar young men, both African American and who both lived close to each other in Baltimore, Maryland, end up in two very different positions in life (one is ...
Peace, Love & Books
Peace, Love & Books rated it 6 years ago
Adaptation for young people of the adult memoir, The Other Wes Moore (2008). See my forthcoming review in Kirkus.
Expendable Mudge Muses Aloud
Expendable Mudge Muses Aloud rated it 7 years ago
Rating: 3* of fiveThe Book Report: Chronic overachiever and Marine Wes Moore gets captivated by the fate of his fellow Baltimorean and convicted murderer Wes Moore. They meet and become friends, leading to this book.My Review: More's the pity. This damn thing is like getting a sunshine enema. One fe...
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