Romiette and Julio
As Jesse fills his sketchbook with drawings and portraits of Rise, he tries to make sense of the complexities of friendship, loyalty, and loss in a neighborhood plagued by drive-bys, vicious gangs, and abusive cops. The Scorpions are a gun-toting Harlem gang, and Jamal Hicks is about to become tragically involved with them in this authentic tale of the sacrifice of innocence and the struggle to steer clear of violence. This Newbery Honor Book will challenge young men to consider their own decisions as they come of age in a complex and often frustrating society. Pushed by a bully to fight and nagged by his principal, Jamal is having a difficult time staying in school. His home life is not much better, with his mother working her fingers to the bone to try to earn the money for an appeal for Jamal's jailed older brother, Randy.
Romiette is African-American and Julio is Latino and they have fallen in love. The relationship is threatened by those who do not feel comfortable with interracial dating. They find themselves going against the Devildogs, a gang that wants to destroy their acceptance of each other and chooses to do so with violence. This story will ring true to any teen whose parent disapproves of the boyfriend or girlfriend they have chosen. Will true love prevail? Sixteen-year-old Romiette Cappelle attends high school in Cincinatti.
Remember Me. Romiette and Julio was an amazing story. This story was about this 16 year old mexican who moved to Cinncinati, California. He hated the snow and got into a fight with this white kid who had green hair and by the way his name is "Ben". Then he goes onto this internet chat room and starts talking to this girl named "Afro-queen". Julio then starts to like the way this girl is. Then Destiny warns her about these internet perverts.
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Do you feel the soul of another calling to you? Do you know in your heart that your destiny and his wore meant to merge In the cosmos? We can help you find him. If nothing else, maybe Romi will get some insight into that recurring dream she's been having about fire and water. But they never expect that the scented candle and tube of dream ointment will live up to their promises and merge Romiette's destiny with that of Julio Montague, a boy she's just met in the "cosmos" of an Internet chat room. It turns out they go to the same high school, not to mention having almost the same names as Shakespeare's famous lovers!
This book is the opposite of Romeo and Juliet, but the story is kind of the same. Julio and Romiette meet online and then they find out that they go to the same school. They meet and fall in love, but there is a gang at their school that wants to keep them apart. The gang trys to hurt them but in the end they come out okay. Romiette and Julio By Sharon M.