Bronx Masquerade

Bronx Masquerade

Book - 2002
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When Wesley Boone writes a poem for his high school English class, some of his classmates clamor to read their poems aloud too. Soon they're having weekly poetry sessions and, one by one, the eighteen students are opening up and taking on the risky challenge of self-revelation. There's Lupe Alvarin, desperate to have a baby so she will feel loved. Raynard Patterson, hiding a secret behind his silence. Porscha Johnson, needing an outlet for her anger after her mother OD's. Through the poetry they share and narratives in which they reveal their most intimate thoughts about themselves and one another, their words and lives show what lies beneath the skin, behind the eyes, beyond the masquerade.
Publisher: New York : Dial Books, c2002.
ISBN: 9780803725690
0803725698
Branch Call Number: YA GRIMES N
Characteristics: 167 pages ; 22 cm.

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TShura_Biggers Jan 14, 2012

iRead this book for the first time in the 7th grade as an english project. Since then i have read this book over 50 times and i plan to read it 50 more. It shines a light on whats really going on in the homes of people who occupy the borough of the Bronx.

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Sep 09, 2011

This book looks ammmmmaaaaaaazing.I'm totally going to read it!!!!!!!!.

EPLPicks_Teen Mar 13, 2010

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