Heart or Mind

Author(s): Patrick Jones
Series: Unbarred
Original Publish Date: Jan 01, 2016
Product Number: EB00671466
Released: May 24, 2016
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781512405217
Publisher: Lerner Publications
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Do the crime, do the time behind bars. But once you've been in, it can be tough to stay out. Tension between African Americans and Somalis at Rodney's high school erupts into a food fight that turns into a riot. In the midst of the violence, Rodney helps a Somali classmate to safety. Soon Rodney and Jawahir fall for each other. Against the pleas of their families and friends, they can't help but follow their hearts. As groups on both sides of the fight harbor lingering resentment, Rodney and Jawahir are caught in the middle. Rodney is determined to avoid trouble, having served a previous stint at the County Home School. But in a world where hate seems to rule, can Rodney and Jawahir keep their flame of love alive? Or will their relationship ignite a fire that destroys all in its path? This modern twist on Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet explores the themes of love vs. loyalty and societal clashes.

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Author(s): Patrick Jones
Product Number Z100131632
Released: Jan 01, 2018
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781541514263

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