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Yummy

The Last Days Of A Southside Shorty

By Greg Neri

Eleven-year-old Roger is trying to make sense of his classmate Robert "Yummy" Sandifer's death, but first he has to make sense of Yummy's life. Yummy could be as tough as a pit bull sometimes. Other times he was as sweet as the sugary treats he loved to eat. Was Yummy some sort of monster, or just another kid?

As Roger searches for the truth, he finds more and more questions. How did Yummy end up in so much trouble? Did he really kill someone? And why do all the answers seem to lead back to a gang—the same gang Roger's older brother belongs to?

Yummy: The Last Days of a Southside Shorty is a compelling dramatization based on events that occurred in Chicago in 1994. This gritty exploration of youth gang life will force readers to question their own understandings of good and bad, right and wrong.

Format

Book

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ISBN

9781584302674


Format: Book
Author: Neri, Greg
Summary: "A graphic novel based on the true story of Robert "Yummy" Sandifer, an eleven-year old African American gang member from Chicago who shot a young girl and was then shot by his own gang members"--Provided by publisher.
Title: Yummy : the last days of a Southside Shorty / by G. Neri ; illustrated by Randy DuBurke.
Publisher Date: New York : Lee & Low Books, c2010.
Subject: Sandifer, Robert -- Comic books, strips, etc. African American youth -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Social conditions -- Comic books, strips, etc. Gang members -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Biography -- Comic books, strips, etc. Gangs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Comic books, strips, etc. Violence -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Comic books, strips, etc. Graphic novels African American youth -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Biography -- Comic books, strips, etc. Chicago (Ill.) -- Social conditions -- Comic books, strips, etc. Chicago (Ill.) -- Biography -- Comic books, strips, etc.
Isbn: 9781584302674 1584302674
Current Holds: 0
System Items Available: 7
System Items Total: 9
Call Number: GN Yummy
Oclc: 8966029
Upc:
Bib Id: 347352

Format: Book
Author: Neri, Greg
Summary: "A graphic novel based on the true story of Robert "Yummy" Sandifer, an eleven-year old African American gang member from Chicago who shot a young girl and was then shot by his own gang members"--Provided by publisher.
Title: Yummy : the last days of a Southside Shorty / by G. Neri ; illustrated by Randy DuBurke.
Edition: 1st ed.
Publisher, Date: New York : Lee & Low Books, c2010.
Description: 94 p. : chiefly ill. ; 23 cm.
Subjects: Sandifer, Robert -- Comic books, strips, etc.
Subjects: African American youth -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Social conditions -- Comic books, strips, etc.
Subjects: Gang members -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Biography -- Comic books, strips, etc.
Subjects: Gangs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Comic books, strips, etc.
Subjects: Violence -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Comic books, strips, etc.
Subjects: Graphic novels
Subjects: African American youth -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Biography -- Comic books, strips, etc.
Subjects: Chicago (Ill.) -- Social conditions -- Comic books, strips, etc.
Subjects: Chicago (Ill.) -- Biography -- Comic books, strips, etc.
Other Author: DuBurke, Randy
LCCN: 2006017771
ISBN: 9781584302674
ISBN: 1584302674
Requests: 0
Available Copies: 7
Total Copies: 9
Call Number: GN Yummy