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You Don\'t Even Know Me

You Don't Even Know Me

(2010)
Stories and Poems about Boys
A collection of stories by

 
I sit in your class

I play by the rules

I'm young

I'm fly

I'm black.
In 9 stories and 13 poems, Sharon G. Flake gives readers insight into the minds of a diverse group adolescent African American males. There's Tow-Kaye, getting married at age 17 to love of his life, who's pregnant. He knows it's the right thing to do, but he's scared to death. James writes in his diary about his twin brother's terrible secret, which threatens to pull James down, too. Tyler explains what it's like to be a player with the ladies. In a letter to his uncle, La'Ron confesses that he's infected with HIV. Eric takes us on a tour of North Philly on the Fourth of July, when the heat could make a guy go crazy. Still, he loves his hood. These and other unforgettable characters come to life in this poignant, funny and often searing collection of urban male voices.

 
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Hardback Editions

February 2010 : USA Hardback
Title: You Don't Even Know Me: Stories and Poems About Boys
Author(s): Sharon Flake
ISBN: 1-4231-0014-X / 978-1-4231-0014-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Jump At The Sun
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

Paperback Editions

July 2011 : USA Paperback
Title: You Don't Even Know Me: Stories and Poems About Boys
Author(s): Sharon Flake
ISBN: 1-4231-0017-4 / 978-1-4231-0017-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Jump At The Sun
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

Audio Editions

May 2014 : USA Audio edition
Title: You Don't Even Know Me: Stories and Poems about Boys
Author(s): Sharon Flake
Publisher: Recorded Books
Availability: Amazon   

Kindle Editions

March 2010 : Canada Kindle edition
Title: You Don't Even Know Me: Stories and Poems About Boys (Digital Picture Book)
Author(s): Sharon Flake
Publisher: Disney Hyperion
Availability: Amazon CA   


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