Blood Is Thicker

Blood Is Thicker

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Welcome to Bluford High. This widely acclaimed teen series set in an urban high school features engaging, accessible writing and appealing, contemporary storylines.

Hakeem Randall can't take it anymore. First he learns that his father is sick and that his parents can no longer afford their home. Then he finds out he has to leave his friends at Bluford High and move in with his uncle in faraway Detroit--where he has to share a bedroom with his moody, secretive cousin Savon. Once childhood friends, he and Savon have since grown apart--and they're headed for a confrontation that promises to change their lives forever.
ISBN: 9780439904896
Branch Call Number: BOOK CLUB BAG Langan Blood

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Ninja_Kevin Jun 17, 2012

a really good book that also shows teen issues today

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Jul 04, 2011

Hakim Randall is moving to a new place which is California.His girl friend for the past year.They were moving the family to Detroit to live with uncle james and Aunt Loraine.But after five months,Hakim's dad was became diagnosed with kidney cancer.Sadly,the sickness reminds Hakim of when his dad said "Do the best in High school."Hakim will never forget that.

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blue_wolf_2277 Aug 29, 2012

blue_wolf_2277 thinks this title is suitable for 13 years and over

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Ninja_Kevin Jun 17, 2012

The book that I have just finished is called, "Blood Is Thicker" by Paul Langan and D.M. Blackwell, a realistic-fiction book. In this book the Protagonist is Hakeem and the antagonist is his cousin, Savon. Hakeem also has a girlfriend, Darcy. The setting in this book is mostly in Detroit, where Hakeem had to move because his dad had cancer and had to pay for all the medical bills and after that his dad couldn’t work because he needs his strength back. In Hakeem’s family he has one dad, one mom and two twin sisters. Now they had to move to Detroit because Savon had some space where they can live in. When they got there Hakeem’s family met aunt, Lorraine then later met uncle, James. James owns a furniture shop. One way Hakeem keeps him self from building up anger inside his body is by playing the guitar. Savon’s family says that he is doing something illegal in public. Who really knows the truth?

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esaula Jun 26, 2012

in one week, a lifetime can pass
in one day, families shatter like glass
in one hour, time still moves too fast
in one second, we make choices that last

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