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Someone to Love Me (Bluford High #4)

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At first, Bobby Wallace was everything Cindy Gibson hoped for. He was friendly, seemingly mature, and hansome--the perfect escape from her problems in school and even bigger troubles at home. But then, Bobby starts behaving strangely, and Cindy gets scared. Hiding her concerns from her friends and her distracted mother, Cindy soon finds herself in the worst trouble of her ...more
Paperback, 162 pages
Published December 1st 2001 by Townsend Press
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Imani Faith Morgan
Love is all a teenager wants. Whether it's love from family, friends, or boyfriends, love is all a person needs/wants. While Cindy isn't recieving the love from her mother, who is giving it to her drug dealing boyfriend, Cindy has to find it somewhere else. Only a freshman, she s confused. She wants her mom to love her like she used to. One day, Cindy's best friend's ex-boyfriend, Bobby Wallace, wants to talk to her. Cindy runs back and tell her friend. Being warned about Bobby, and his outrageo ...more
Katrina Burchett
Cindy Gibson was a freshman at Bluford High with a poor attendance record. She didn’t care about going to school, she hated her mother’s boyfriend and she was tired of being left home alone. All she wanted was a close relationship with her mother, but Lori Gibson was a woman who cared more about keeping a man than spending quality time with her daughter. So Cindy found the attention she craved elsewhere. Her friends told her to stay away from the sweet-talking guy she was interested in but she i ...more
Sarah McNeal
Dec 01, 2009 Sarah McNeal rated it liked it
Someone to Love Me, by Anne Schraff, is about a teenager named Cindy who finds herself in an abusive relationship. Cindy lives alone with her mother and is very lonely, because her mother spends all of her time working or going out with her sleazy boyfriend, Raffie. At the beginning of the book Cindy is very depressed and rarely goes to school, but her friends and a nice older neighbor lady encourage her to return. On her first day back at school she is offered a job drawing cartoons for the sc ...more
Jubilation Lee
Not too much I can say about this, either positive or negative.

Very quick read aimed at reluctant teen readers.

Reasonably unshocking plot twists—unlike our protagonist, I was unsurprised to discover that her mom was dating a drug dealer or that her boyfriend was an abusive jackass, but then again I suppose I am slightly more world-wise than Cindy.

Only slightly though, since she was able to be all, “Hey, those guys in the corner are heating up heroin with a lit match,” and I’m pretty sure that wo
Sep 10, 2008 →♪KendricK♫← rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: every one
Shelves: q2
Someone to Love Me is book #4 in the bluford series. The main character in this book is Cidney Gibson she is a teenager that goes to bluford high and is currently feeling like no one is noticing her and that she is not the best looking girl. She deals with her moms bad tempered boyfriend that is constantly putting her down. And now this boy is starting to show her that she is special and pretty but when her friends try to tell her about the boy she dosent listen. So after all this book is very h ...more
Apr 07, 2009 Nandy rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
This book was great. Especially for the fact that I love reading about relationships and observing what could go wrong with them. this girl just wanted to be loved or at least feel loved truely. So what she decided to do was go and find love from her bestfriend's ex who she knows beat her bestfriend. That was the reason for their brake up. I can't relate to the book entirely but I know others who can. I felt for her and if I wasn't as smart as I am now, I think I would have down anything to feel ...more
Andrea Medina
Apr 18, 2016 Andrea Medina rated it it was amazing
I really like this book. It talks about how a family with a single mom tries to gets a man and tries to get married. She thinks that he stopped doing drugs..... but he didn't. Cindy, her daughter, tries to get her mind off of that, so she tries and gets herself a boyfriend. Her boyfriend talks to the moms boyfriend. They both do drugs but the girls don't know it. They end up having a lot of problems with them. I recommend this book to people that is having family problems or people that want ton ...more
Zuleyma Herrera
Sep 09, 2013 Zuleyma Herrera rated it really liked it
This book is really good. The book is about how relationships can be sometimes hard to handle. It comes with a lot of problems in the way.
This book is really good if you like drama it's going keep you hook up to it you will want to read the all series.
Mariza Spinola
I'm now on page 20. over the break I want to read at least 10 minutes every day. It will be easy for me to read because I'm not working do to my condition.
This book is about a girl that is having a hard time.. She is a loving teenager that feels rejected by her mother. She feels ugly and that makes her to be away from social life.. This book talk a lot about how she wished to be this and that and that relates to me because I felt rejected many times by people I loved and expected a lot from.. Th
Nhi Nguyen
Nov 10, 2009 Nhi Nguyen rated it really liked it
Question 15
In this book, Cindy is a main character and she was studying at Bluford high school. She was living with only her mom who was never stay home because she had a new boyfriend. His name was Raffie; however, Cindy didn't like and also trust him at the first time she met him. Her friends were Jamee and Amberlymm who always got her to go to school. At school, Cindy had a new job with drawing for the school newspaper, so her friends were so proud of her.
One day, the boy was Bobby who like
Apr 08, 2009 Paula rated it really liked it
In "someone to Love me" by Anne Schraff its about a teenager named Cindy who lives with her mom and her 2 cats. Cindy doesn't really like herself because she thinks that her mother looks beautiful, and she doesn't look at all like her. Her mother starts dating a man named Raffie, and Cindy doesn't like him because behind her mother he tells her that shes ugly, and he calls Cindy names. Since her mom started dating Raffie, Cindy stays all alone in the afternoons until she meets someone.One day sh ...more
Jan 02, 2009 Cynthia rated it it was amazing
Someone to Love Me (Book#4is a book about abuse.(Not everything but somewhat.)Cindy Gibson, is a teenager attending Bluford High. But she hardly ever even goes to school because she is constantly having to face a dilemma at home. Her moms boyfriend Rafie. but soon she goes back to school. Soon she gets the an important role in the schools newspaper. She gets the role of comic designer and needs to draw a picture for the newspaper. One day she meets Bobby Wallace.She LOVES HIM. She thinks she has ...more
Nov 21, 2010 EJayy rated it it was amazing
Shelves: 7th-grade
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4Christelle =]
Apr 17, 2009 4Christelle =] rated it it was amazing
“Someone To Love Me” is my favorite book of all The Bluford Series, so far. From it, you can learn the meaning of a real friend and who they really are. It is normal for a teenage girl to look for love, but how can she find it. If she can’t find it at home where else could she find love?

Fifteen years old, Cindy Gibson felt unloved by his mother, who was raising her daughter by herself in a small apartment. Her mother was dating Raffie Whitaker who was known to be a drug dealer. Cindy felt that h
3Shani  H.
May 14, 2009 3Shani H. rated it it was amazing
Someone To Love Me by Anne E.Schraff, is a stunning but realistic fiction about a young teenage girl, Cindy Gibson who is new to the neighborhood and is going through alot of hardache and trouble. When she arrives at Bluford High school for her freshman year, she had trouble back at home with her absent and uncaring mother, her mother's boyfriend who is always telling her she is ugly, pushing her around, and suspects that he is selling drugs in their home and Cindy tries to tell her mother, but ...more
Apr 30, 2010 мαяïα❤ rated it it was amazing
Cindy is a girl that went to Bluford High school, and she is a freshman I feel bad for cindy because her mother is never at home beacuse she is always with diffenert guys. When Cindy meat Raffie he is Cindy boyfriend she didn't like him he would call her her bad names when Cindy's mother wasn't around.. : ( Cindy wouldn't go to school she would stay home and watch t.v. Jame and Amberlynn are good friends with Cindy they always look out for her. When Cindy went back to school they told her if she ...more
Kimberly Michelle
Nov 02, 2012 Kimberly Michelle rated it really liked it
When unexpected things come our way, we just have to learn how to face them. Anne Schraff purpose in writing ‘Someone to Love Me’ is to teach young adults, mainly woman a life lesson. The lesson to never let any relationship get too far. Where you find yourself at a point that you are in an abusive relationship as in this book showed. This scenario could happen to anyone. Many of the people that are in relationships like this, tend to keep quiet, make excuses, and pretend that it’s all normal. S ...more
Robert Vasquez
Nov 06, 2008 Robert Vasquez rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: Everyone
Recommended to Robert by: Me
The book is about a teenage girl, her name is Cindy Gibson who thinks that nobody cares about her or like her. The main conflict is that her mom doesn't spent time with her, because her mom is always working or shes with her boyfriend. Cindy is trying to get her moms attention so that her mom can realized that her boyfriend is a drug dealer. The theme can be like a teenager girl trying to have a better relation with her mom. I think the only movie I can think of that can have some similarities a ...more
Feb 05, 2014 Monique rated it it was amazing
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Wen Ma
Jan 04, 2013 Wen Ma rated it it was ok
Someone to Love Me actually made me cry. It was such a short book, but it made me sob. This book made me realize how lucky I am. I have a family who cares about me. But, the girl in this book, Cindy, has a mom, but barely even cares about her daughter. I get made at my mom & dad all the time. But at least I have a mom & dad to get mad at. Cindy's mom is never even home. She doesn't have a grandma. I've always taken my family for granted. I've always taken school for granted as well. Cind ...more
Martinez, Sofia
The book, Some to Love Me by Ann Schraff, is worth reading.
A reason why the book is worth reading is that the book is realistic; one example is when a parent is not very responsible in taking care of her daughter. Instead, she goes out with her boyfriend and leaves her daughter alone. The women is showing irresponsibility, and causing some emotional problems for her daughter.
The irresponsibility of the parent in the book, reflects some of the real live problems.
I like Schraff book, because
Mar 10, 2009 Shakema rated it really liked it
Someone To Love Me is a book about a girl named Cindy who feels like she has no one to love her.Her distant mother never pays her any attention because she's always with her drug dealer boyfriend, Raffie.Then Cindy starts dating her best friend Jamee's ex-boyfriend Bobby Wallace.At first Bobby treats cindy like a queen.As the days go by he bruise's her arm and starts behaving very strangley.A fellow nieghbor and classmate , Harold and his Grandmother , Ms.Rose try to tell Cindy that she should s ...more
Sydney Miller
Sep 11, 2009 Sydney Miller rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: comfort-books, series
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Jan 26, 2016 Shawnta rated it it was amazing
This book is awesome it is a lot of interesting lessons to learn so if you want to read this book go find it in the library.
Tiara Young
Feb 07, 2010 Tiara Young rated it it was amazing
This book is very good....okay it starts like this a girl name Cindy doesn't goes to school and no one to be home with but her 2 cats.her mom either working or with her boyfriend Raffie..whos mean to cindy Cindy has a friend named Amberlynn who convinces her to go to school and Cindy gets a hob for the school newspaper an is excited and then she meets her bestfriend ex boyfriend named Bobby and she startss to really like and thinks hes a changed person but then he gets
Cindy worried and into a
Nov 13, 2009 D-asiab rated it really liked it
"Whats that?" her mother asked, pointing to the bruise on Cindy's wrist. "Nothing," Cindy answered quickly. "I bumped myself when i was getting something out the closet." Cindy moved her arm as she spoke so her mother would not stare at the bruise. There was no way she was going to tell her mother what Bobby did. The thing that struck me about this scene was about Cindy boyfriend Bobby abusing her and making bruises on her body. I thought that this would be a good book for me so i can learn from ...more
Dec 02, 2015 Jamera rated it it was amazing
Jamera Tyler
December 2, 2015
Period 1
Magical Realism 10

In this exciting, sad, and thrilling book Someone To Love by Ann Schraff a young girl by the name of Cindy struggles between a falling relationship with her mother and an abusive relationship with a boy at school named Bobby Wallace. Bobby is an abusive boy who is addicted to all sorts of drugs such as pot, cocaine, needles, etc. Cindy’s best friend, Jamie warned Cindy about Bobby, but Cindy didn’t listen to her. This book sends a lot of mess
Martha Bangura
Apr 04, 2014 Martha Bangura rated it it was amazing
Schraff’s purpose in writing her book, Someone to Love Me, is to let her audience know what most teenagers are going through in and out of school. Someone to Love Me offers hope to its readers. It teaches us that when going through tough times, we should never give up on ourselves. Someone to Love Me is truly inspirational. It leaves a lasting impression in the mind of its readers. The love that was share between the main character Cindy and her mother in the book will forever had lasting value ...more
Fayth Godbold
Cindy is a freshman in high school struggling in and out of school. She's at a dilemma with her mom, her boyfriend, and herself. Her mom leaves her all the time for her new boyfriend. Her boyfriend is acting strange and he soon starts to beat on her. She begins to feel helpless and has a lot of questions that are unanswered.

However, one day she finds out why her boy friend has been the way he is. One day after walking from a restaurant, Cindy sees her boyfriend buying drugs from a familiar car.
Oct 05, 2009 Quiara rated it it was amazing
This book is a very good book.It is about a teenage girl named Cindy who is insecure and has to cope with the pain of wanting to be loved and having to deal with her Mom's unpleasant boyfriend Raffie. Bad enough she has to deal with being left alone by her Mother,but she also is hurting because of her abusive boyfriend Bobby Wallace. Even being warned by her friend Jamie she still continues to date him.I strongly recommend this dramatic novel.
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Anne Elaine Schraff grew up in Cleveland, Ohio. She received both her bachelor's and master's degrees from California State University at Northridge and taught high school for ten years.

Anne paid her way through college by writing short stories for magazines. Since college she has written hundreds of stories and over eighty books including historical fiction, biographies, science books, and her fa
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