He decided to get it back tomorrow so he ate dinner and went to sleep. Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. Depression can build up to the point were you feel like you have the world on your back. Characterization Hakeem- Hakeem was the main character. Savon always with his friends hanging out and talking. Hakeem Randall’s life is not going smooth at the moment. I kind of like the book blood is thicker written by Paul langan and d.

Sep 28, Aliyah rated it it was amazing. Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. This book is fairly easy to read and understand for teenagers and it provides a great lesson for them to learn from. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Mar 19, Eric rated it really liked it. Hakeem and Savon did not get along. He read it over and over and then finally threw it away and went on with his life. I think adults could get into this book and the series.

Some parts of the book seemed as if they weren’t meant to be, but overall a good read. So my claim is that the author is uses dialogue, revealing actions and readers know gook than the character to show the characters motivation.

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Jan 14, Dan Tews rated it really liked it. He thought it had something to do with the robberies downtown. During this time period is a good estimation of the time of bookk story, because there were a lot of families living in poverty.

It would be a good book for them to connect with and really get into. I appreciated the positive African-American role models and the solid family unites portrayed in the book. If I was Hakeem I wouldnt Depression can cause for a person to give up in life. This book has interested me because of the struggle that Hakeem Randall had to go threw.


He became the man of the house after his dad got in a accident and could not work.

Now if my parents was Savons parents for a day he would definetly have some act right. Savon then the next day made a deal with his dad, which was also one of the times they finally talked, and said that if he worked at the store that his parents would have to see him rapping at the forth of July party at the club.

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Blood Is Thicker (#8) (Bluford) by Paul Langan (3 star ratings)

They did live in California. An example of when I’d learn an lesson on does page I learned not to jump to conclusion listing before taking. This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers.

When they lost all that money they had revuew mover from California to Detroit with there cousins. I just think that alot of people will enjoy this book because it is a life lesson. Hakeem remembers having fun with his cousin Savon as kids, but now Tthicker doesn’t want anything to do with him.

The family could no longer pay their bills rsview were forced to move to Detroit to live with Hakeem’s Uncle James. Hakeem was so sad that he lost Darcy. I wonder why I love this book so much? And at the end of the story Hakeem and Savon start getting along and Hakeem gets to move back home and see Darcy and the rest of his old friends that he was missing. I kind of thought this book was going to have a little bit more to it, like fighting or some action, but it really did not.


The only people he knew where his aunt, uncle and his cousin Savon.

Blood Is Thicker (Bluford High, #8) by Paul Langan

Kayla Fox Because Hakeem and savon couldn’t get alone and savon dad was saying why y’all fight we family and blood is thicker. Unfortunately this causes me to rate Blood is Thicker lower, as the suspense is overdone. When Hakeem follows Savon he finds out that Savon is a rapper and that’s were the money is coming from. Savon- Savon is Hakeems cousins. Hakeem then left, went home, and ate.

We have a class set, and kids won’t put them down. He tries to replace Darcy, his ex girlfriend from back home. The house was already too small for one family and with two families it got a lot tighter. Sep 21, Ihoodpr rated it it was amazing.

After the climax everything calmed down and then practically went back to normal before they brought the suspense in. Savon’s parents also think that something is going on with Savon. I would recommend this book to teenagers and young adults.

I feel this book could relieve people of some stress because some teenagers go though things like this everyday, and it shows someone who overcame it. Hakeem and his cousin, Savon, used to be childhood friends but they haven’t been in contact for years.