Alan Sitomer




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Alan Sitomer

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Alan Lawrence Sitomer is a California Teacher of the Year award winner and the founder of The Writer’s Success Academy. In addition to having been an inner-city high school English teacher and former professor in the Graduate School Of Education at Loyola Marymount University, Mr. Sitomer is a nationally renowned keynote speaker who specializes in engaging underperforming students. To date, Mr. Sitomer has authored 16 books with works ranging from hard-hitting YA novels like CAGED WARRIOR, HOMEBOYZ, THE HOOPSTER and HIP-HOP HIGH SCHOOL to humorous and warm children’s picture books such as DADDIES DO IT DIFFERENT and DADDY’S ZIGZAGGING BEDTIME STORY. Alan lives in Los Angeles where he just finished writing the movie script adaptation for his ...more


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Average rating: 4.09 · 4,310 ratings · 912 reviews · 15 distinct works · Similar authors
Homeboyz
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The Secret Story of Sonia R...
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The Hoopster
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Caged Warrior
4.12 of 5 stars 4.12 avg rating — 123 ratings — published 2014 — 2 editions
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The Downside of Being Up
3.18 of 5 stars 3.18 avg rating — 109 ratings — published 2011 — 4 editions
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I am VERY proud of McCutcheon Daniels and high-octane journey he takes in NOBLE WARRIOR. The feedback from kids - particularly boy readers - has been great. Happy reading!
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"Powerful follow-up to Caged Warrior. Was great to get to spend more time seeing what happened to this character next. Intense, graphic, multi-layered...a gritty story to share with your guy readers for sure."
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“Cashier: Yes, can I help you?
Tee-Ay: Yeah, I need a rattle.
Cashier: Aisle eight.
Tee-Ay: I'm looking for the kind that'll give a fatherless black baby a future, you got any of those?
Cashier: Girl, if we sold those, do you think I'd be workin' here?”
Alan Sitomer, Hip-Hop High School

“Rejections are thin 'cause they really have nothing to say other than, "Sorry, dude, you're screwed." acceptances are thick 'cause they have lots of stuff to say like, "Welcome, dude, you're not screwed, we want you.”
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“Put it on channel eight- I wanna watch ESPN!"
Shove it up your a** with a flaming hot jalepeno pepper, Teddy!”
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message 2: by Alan

Alan Sitomer Right back at ya!


message 1: by Dillon (last edited Jul 19, 2014 08:27AM)

Dillon  Asher Alan, thank you for the Goodreads friend connect.
Wishing you all the very best in 2014!


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