Ghetto Cowboy

By G. Neri; Jesse Joshua Watson (Illustrator)
Candlewick Press (MA), Hardcover, 9780763649227, 218pp.

Publication Date: August 9, 2011

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Description

A street-smart tale about a displaced teen who learns to defend what's right-the Cowboy Way.




About the Author
G. Neri is an award-winning writer, filmmaker, and new media producer from Los Angeles, where he also worked with inner-city youth. He is the recipient of the International Reading Association Lee Bennett Hopkins Promising Poet Award and Chess Rumble was recognized as an ALA Notable Children's Book. Neri now lives on the Gulf Coast of Florida with his wife and their daughter.JESSE JOSHUA WATSON is a fine artist and illustrator. His artwork reflects his love of travel and the people he connects with along the way. Watson lives with his wife and their sons in Port Townsend, Washington, where he enjoys listening to reggae music while he paints.



Praise For Ghetto Cowboy

A fascinating glimpse of a culture most readers will not have heard of.
—Kirkus Reviews

Neri's story is original in theme and inspirational in tone and content.
—Booklist

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