Heart Of The City by Ron Koertge

No critic rating

Waiting for minimum critic reviews

See 1 Critic Review

unrated

Synopsis

After she and her parents move to an ethnically mixed inner city neighborhood, ten-year-old Joy and her new friend Neesha decide to do something to keep drug dealers off their block.
 

About Ron Koertge

See more books from this Author
Ron Koertge is the author of many award-winning novels, including Stoner & Spaz and its sequel, Now Playing: Stoner & Spaz II; Shakespeare Bats Cleanup; Strays; Deadville; Margaux with an X; The Brimstone Journals; The Arizona Kid; and Lies, Knives, and Girls in Red Dresses, a Publishers Weekly Best Children's Book of the Year. A two-time winner of the PEN USA Literary Award for Children's Literature, Ron Koertge lives in South Pasadena, California.
 
Published March 1, 1998 by Scholastic. 128 pages
Genres: Travel, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

Unrated Critic Reviews for Heart Of The City

Publishers Weekly

See more reviews from this publication

Ten-year-old Joy is upset and fearful when in June her artist father moves the family from affluent, all-white Woodland Hills into a house he has renovated in a rundown, mostly black neighborhood in central Los Angeles.

| Read Full Review of Heart Of The City

Rate this book!

Add Review
×