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When James and the rest of them talk about the other guys, their faces get all twisted so that they don't even look like themselves. I wonder if I looked like that when I beat up that guy. I sure was mad enough.

Remy has just been released from juvenile detention and is back in his old neighborhood. He went away because he severely assaulted a guy who insulted his girlfriend--Asia. As a white boy dating an immigrant, Remy has had to take a lot of the inbred racism that exists in the inner-city--from strangers, his family and even the police. When the white kids and the outsiders start scrapping over the local basketball court, Remy is caught between sticking up for his friends and siding with Asia, who is now seeing Marcus--the leader of the other group.

Norah McClintock is the author of a number of titles in the Orca Soundings series including Tell, Bang and Snitch. Norah lives in Toronto, Ontario.

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After serving time for assault, Remy must learn to control his anger.

Synopsis:

Remy has just been released from juvenile detention and is back in his old neighborhood. He went away because he severely assaulted a guy who insulted his girlfriend--Asia. As a white boy dating an immigrant, Remy has had to take a lot of the inbred racism that exists in the inner-city--from strangers, his family and even the police. When the white kids and the outsiders start scrapping over the local basketball court, Remy is caught between sticking up for his friends and siding with Asia, who is now seeing Marcus--the leader of the other group.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781551437668
Author:
Mcclintock, Norah
Publisher:
Orca Book Publishers
Author:
McClintock, Norah
Subject:
General
Subject:
Social Issues - Emotions & Feelings
Subject:
Social Issues - Prejudice & Racism
Subject:
Gangs
Subject:
Problem youth
Subject:
Anger
Subject:
Children s Young Adult-Social Issue Fiction-Emotions and Feelings
Subject:
Children s Young Adult-Social Issue Fiction
Edition Description:
Paperback
Series:
Orca Soundings
Publication Date:
20070931
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
- Up
Language:
English
Pages:
103
Dimensions:
7.00x4.25x.31 in. .22 lbs.
Age Level:
12-UP

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"Synopsis" by , After serving time for assault, Remy must learn to control his anger.
"Synopsis" by , Remy has just been released from juvenile detention and is back in his old neighborhood. He went away because he severely assaulted a guy who insulted his girlfriend--Asia. As a white boy dating an immigrant, Remy has had to take a lot of the inbred racism that exists in the inner-city--from strangers, his family and even the police. When the white kids and the outsiders start scrapping over the local basketball court, Remy is caught between sticking up for his friends and siding with Asia, who is now seeing Marcus--the leader of the other group.
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