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Discovering Wes Moore

Wes Moore

Discovering Wes Moore

chances, choices, changes

by Wes Moore

  • 46 Want to read
  • 32 Currently reading

Published by Delacorte Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Criminals,
  • Conduct of life,
  • Youth,
  • Social conditions,
  • Soldiers,
  • African American men,
  • African Americans,
  • Childhood and youth,
  • Biography

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Wes Moore
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsF189.B153 M65 2012
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25132353M
    ISBN 109780385741675, 9780375990182, 9780375986703
    LC Control Number2011049135

    Praise for Discovering Wes Moore "This adaptation makes for a hopeful and inspiring story."--Kirkus Reviews Praise for The Other Wes Moore: One Name, Two Fates “Moore vividly and powerfully describes not just the culture of the streets but how it feels to be a boy growing up in a world where violence makes you a man.”—O: The Oprah Magazine. Discovering Wes Moore Wes Moore. Delacorte, $ (p) ISBN More By and About This Author The second part of the book tells the other Wes Moore's journey, which also.

    Their stories are chronicled in Discovering Wes Moore, a book for young people based on Wes Moore’s bestselling adult memoir, The Other Wes Moore. Includes an 8-page photo for Discovering Wes Moore “Moore wisely opens the door for teens to contemplate their own answers and beliefs, while laying out his own experiences honestly 3/5(1). For fans of The Wire and Unbroken comes a story of two fatherless boys from Baltimore, both named Wes Moore. One is in prison, serving a life sentence for murder. The other is a Rhodes Scholar, an army veteran, and an author whose book is being turned into a movie produced by Oprah Winfrey. The story of “the other Wes Moore” is one that the author couldn’t get out of his mind, not since.

    Introduction This is the story of two boys living in Baltimore with similar histories and an identical name: Wes Moore. One of us is free and has experienced things that he never even knew to dream about as a kid. The other will spend every day until his death behind bars for an armed robbery that left a police o}cer and father of yve dead. Through the telling of events from his own life, Wes Moore (author of the best-selling adult title The Other Wes Moore) explores the issues that separate success and failure. He also counterpoints his story with another man, someone who shared the same name, was almost the same age, grew up fatherless in a similar Baltimore neighborhood, but is.


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Two men. One overcame adversity. The other suffered the indignities of poverty. Their stories are chronicled in Discovering Wes Moore, a book for young people based on Wes Moore’s bestselling adult memoir, The Other Wes Moore. Includes an 8-page photo insert. Praise for Discovering Wes Moore/5(47).

In Discovering Wes Moore, the literary element that carries on throughout the book is the plot. After Wes' father died he moved from west Baltimore to the Bronx. Wes spends most of his young life growing up in the hood where he gets into selling drugs, skipping school, and doing graffiti/5.

Two men. One overcame adversity. The other suffered the indignities of poverty. Their stories are chronicled in Discovering Wes Moore, a book for young people based on Wes Moore’s bestselling adult memoir, The Other Wes Moore.

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Two men. One overcame adversity. The other suffered the indignities of poverty. Their stories are chronicled in Discovering Wes Moore, a book for young people based on Wes Moore’s bestselling adult memoir, The Other Wes Moore.

Includes an 8 4/4(4). About Discovering Wes Moore For fans of The Wire and Unbroken comes a story of two fatherless boys from Baltimore, both named Wes Moore. One is in prison, serving a life sentence for murder.

The other is a Rhodes Scholar, an army veteran, and an author whose. Two men. One overcame adversity. The other suffered the indignities of poverty. Their stories are chronicled in Discovering Wes Moore, a book for young people based on Wes Moore’s bestselling adult memoir, The Other Wes Moore.

Includes an 8-page photo insert. Praise for Discovering Wes Moore. DISCOVERING WES MOORE by Wes Moore ‧ RELEASE DATE: Sept. 11, This story, an adaptation for young people of the adult memoir The Other Wes Moore (), explores the lives of two young African-American men who share the same name and grew up impoverished on the same inner-city streets but wound up taking completely different paths.

The other suffered the indignities of poverty. Their stories are chronicled in Discovering Wes Moore, a book for young people based on Wes Moore’s bestselling adult memoir, The Other Wes Moore.

Includes an 8-page photo insert. Praise for Discovering Wes Moore “Moore wisely opens the door for teens to contemplate their own answers and. Wes Moore is the author of Discovering Wes Moore, an autobiography for young readers based on his bestselling adult memoir The Other Wes Moore. Exploring factors that contribute to success—and failure—he compares and contrasts his life story with that of a man who shares his name, is almost the same age, and, like the author, grew up fatherless in Baltimore but who is serving a life %(K).

Buy Discovering Wes Moore (the Young Adult Adaptation) by Moore, Wes (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. Discovering Wes Moore Book Summary: For fans of The Wire and Unbroken comes a story of two fatherless boys from Baltimore, both named Wes Moore.

One is in prison, serving a life sentence for murder. The other is a Rhodes Scholar, an army veteran, and an author whose book is being turned into a movie produced by Oprah Winfrey.

Two men. One overcame adversity. The other suffered the indignities of poverty. Their stories are chronicled in Discovering Wes Moore, a book for young people based on Wes Moore's 3/5(1). In the introduction, Moore (the author) explains that the book tells the story of himself and another man named Wes Moore, both of whom were born in Baltimore in somewhat similar circumstances.

However, where Moore himself grew up to achieve great things, “the other” Wes will spend every day of the rest of his life in prison for his part in the murder of Sergeant Bruce Prothero. Discovering Wes Moore is the Young Adult adaption to The Other Wes Moore. This book acts as a cautionary tale that is more accessible to a younger audience while maintaining the powerful message and story that was set out in The Other Wes Moore.

The Work. The Work provides a tale of finding purpose and passion through the work a person does. This book retraces Moore's experiences Born: Westley Watende Omari Moore, Octo.

Wes Moore is the CEO of Robin Hood, one of the largest anti-poverty forces in the nation. He is a bestselling author, a combat veteran, and a social entrepreneur.

Wes’ first book, “The Other Wes Moore,” a perennial New York Times bestseller, captured the nation’s attention on the fine line between success and failure in our communities and in ourselves.

Discovering Wes Moore - Ebook written by Wes Moore. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read Discovering Wes Moore/5(12).

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Discovering Wes Moore by Wes Moore. 5 Total Resources 1 Awards View Text Complexity Discover Like Books Audio Excerpt from Discovering Wes Moore; Grade; ; Genre; Biography; Nonfiction; Cultural Area; African American.

Two men. One overcame adversity. The other suffered the indignities of poverty. Their stories are chronicled in Discovering Wes Moore, a book for young people based on Wes Moore's bestselling adult.Readers’ questions about Discovering Wes Moore (The Young Adult Adaptation).

2 questions answered. The book had a very "happy ending", I would say, because Moore is undoubtedly successful today. Even though it isn't written, I feel as though the ending of the book wasn't really the ending of the story.

The story ends when Moore passes.Wes Moore is the CEO of Robin Hood, one of the largest anti-poverty forces in the nation. He is a bestselling author, a combat veteran, and a social entrepreneur. Wes’ first book, “The Other Wes Moore,” a perennial New York Times bestseller, captured the nation’s attention on the fine line between success and failure in our communities.