Eve Bunting (A) and James Ransome (ILT)
List Price: $17.00 (Hardcover - Gang Situation / Brothers / Peer Pressure - 1998)
Description: When ten-year-old James gang initiation endangers his six-year-old brother Isaac, they find the courage to say, Thanks, but no thanks. One night while their mom's at work, ten-year-old James and his six-year-old brother, Isaac, leave their house to meet the K-Bones, a group of guys who hang out and do cool stuff. James is ready to prove he's cool enough to be in with them, but he soon learns that the K-Bones are not just an innocent club--they're a gang that steals, tags freeway signs, and even plans to buy a gun. After a dangerous confrontation with a crew of older boys, James realizes that he's put Isaac in danger, and knows that if he finds the courage to walk away, Isaac will follow. (32 pgs) Ages 6-12Ashay says, "I am always searching for great books for boys. And this is one I am glad that I found because the theme is on gangs and peer pressure. And it shows how easily innocent kids can get caught up. Please add it to your library and classroom today."
Product Dimensions: 8.8 x 9.6 x 0.4 inches
Shipping Weight: 11.2 ounces