Monday, January 5, 2015

Review: We Beat the Street: How a Friendship Pact Led to Success


We Beat the Street: How a Friendship Pact Led to Success
We Beat the Street: How a Friendship Pact Led to Success by Sampson Davis

My rating: 3 of 5 stars

An inspiring tale of how three young men, growing up in dismal situations, managed to overcome the odds and achieve success beyond their dreams. Told through snapshots of how each man learned and grew when faced with instances of violence, poverty, and negative peer-pressure, the story is accessible and relevant to teens today.
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*Note: Dr. Sampson Davis will be speaking to a select group of students at my school this spring as a part of a collaborative community reading project with our local library (Wyoming Branch of the Kent District Library).