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When We Wuz Famous

Takoudes, Greg (Book - 2013 )
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Francisco Ortiz, a handsome straight-A student and gifted basketball player from the barrio, wins a full scholarship to an elite boarding school. His future seems promising. But soon after Francisco moves into the dorm, his new classmates assume the worst of him. Things are even more complicated when Francisco realizes that back home in the hood, he no longer fits in, though his friends still rely on him to solve their problems.
Authors: Takoudes, Greg
Title: When we wuz famous
Publisher: New York : Henry Holt and Co., 2013.
Edition: 1st ed.
Characteristics: 312 p. ;,22 cm.
Notes: Based on the author's movie "Up with me", which he co-wrote and directed in 2008.
"Christy Ottaviano Books."
Summary: Francisco Ortiz, a handsome straight-A student and gifted basketball player from the barrio, wins a full scholarship to an elite boarding school. His future seems promising. But soon after Francisco moves into the dorm, his new classmates assume the worst of him. Things are even more complicated when Francisco realizes that back home in the hood, he no longer fits in, though his friends still rely on him to solve their problems.
ISBN: 0805094520
9780805094527
Statement of Responsibility: Greg Takoudes
Subject Headings: Gangs Fiction. Basketball players Fiction. Boarding schools Fiction. Identity Fiction. Teenagers Fiction. Gangs Juvenile fiction. Basketball players Juvenile fiction. Boarding schools Juvenile fiction. Identity (Philosophical concept) Juvenile fiction. Teenagers Juvenile fiction.
Genre/Form: Young adult fiction.
Topical Term: Gangs
Basketball players
Boarding schools
Identity
Teenagers
Gangs
Basketball players
Boarding schools
Identity (Philosophical concept)
Teenagers
LCCN: 2012027733
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