Ghetto Cowboy

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Candlewick Press, 2011 - Juvenile Fiction - 218 pages
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Twelve-year-old Cole's behavior causes his mother to drive him from Detroit to Philadelphia to live with a father he has never known but who soon has Cole involved with a group of African-American "cowboys" who rescue horses and use them to steer youths away from drugs and gangs. 15,000 first printing.

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User Review  - Ismael Lopez - Goodreads

Do you think you could follow the cowboy way? The book Ghetto Cowboy is a realistic fiction that keeps you on the edge of your seat. This book was very good because it was suspenseful, had a great ... Read full review

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User Review  - Todd - Goodreads

IF YOU LIKED THIS TRY... The Watsons Go to Birmingham—1963 by Christopher Paul Curtis Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry (Logans, #4) by Mildred D. Taylor One Crazy Summer (Gaither Sisters, #1) by Rita ... Read full review

About the author (2011)

G. Neri is the winner of a 2011 Coretta Scott King Author Honor Award for his graphic novel YUMMY and the 2010 Lee Bennett Hopkins Promising Poet Award for CHESS RUMBLE, a middlegrade novel in verse with illustrations by Jesse Joshua Watson. G. Neri lives in Tampa, Florida.

Jesse Joshua Watson is the illustrator of Chess Rumble by G. Neri and I and I by Tony Medina. He is also the author-illustrator of Hope for Haiti. Jesse Joshua Watson lives in Washington State.

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