Crews: Gang Members Talk to Maria Hinojosa

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Harcourt Brace, 1995 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 168 pages
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National Public Radio reporter Maria Hinojosa's work with "crew" (gang) members of New York City inspired this in-depth collection of interviews. Her direct, nonjudgmental questions evoke poignant, surprising, and sometimes shocking responses from young people torn between violence and struggle for survival in America's cities. "The contemporary topic, universal themes, accessible writing, and compelling language will fill a void on many libraries' shelves. These powerful statements may serve as a wake-up call to young adults and all who work with them today."--School Library Journal.

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User Review  - BMVCOE - LibraryThing

A book describing Hinojosa's interviews with gang members in New York City. Kids like this often get labelled and shoved into a group, but their individual voices sing loud and clear in this book. It ... Read full review

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User Review  - Maddy - Goodreads

NON-FICTION This novel is documentary-style, and interviews a few youth from New York who grew up with crews: not gangs, crew. They offer a unique perspective and really open up to Hinojosa. There are ... Read full review



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Hinojosa is an urban affairs correspondent for CNN.

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