Later in the story Martins mom decides to move acroos town because she thinks it is the best thing for mMartin because she knows Martin wants to get revenge against the person that killed his brother. Martin hated that his little brother always followed him, but now that he is gone he regrets pushing him away. He started to puzzle Huero’s death. I had a general idea of how it would end but I didn’t expect the specifics, and I thought that the ending was well done and really connected to the rest of the story. Want to Read saving…. There is also an athletic kid who causes a lot of problems for Martin when Martin begins attending Blueford High The setting of the story is in a bigger city in California where gangs are prevalent. Everything started when Martin and his friends Frankie and Jssie and other of his friends where hanging out together.

Him and frankie have been looking for him and they has a clue who it is. Frankie is truly a rough young man. This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers. They find an apartment on the other side of town. I picked up this book to see if it would be a good fit for a small book group of boys in ELD. He also had to move to a diffrent school he didnt want to go to the new school that was named Bluford High. Martin goes through his memory of the day his little brother died, his experience in school, and when he moves away from his “family”. The dude killed Martin’s brother, Huero.


He also already started to have arguemnets with other people. Well I guess you’ll have to read the book blufogd find out What caught my heart from the beginning is this: He only met one girl named Vicky. I thought the book was good, but I think that the ending could have been better. The violence described in this book is blufors, something I frequently see and hear in the suburb of Paris where I live. Mar 27, Itzel rated it it was amazing. He also thinks his life is over armss something bad happens and turns everything upside down.


But, what makes this story beautiful is that, although the story is told along a line of seeking vengeance, the bottom-line of the story is transformation of Martin, the protagonist.

He is always in trouble, till one day it all changed. On one side are his desperate mother, a friendly teacher at Bluford High School, and a pretty girl named Vicky.

BROTHERS IN ARMS by Paul Langan , Ben Alirez | Kirkus Reviews

Want to Read saving…. Mar 27, Elijah Ashford rbothers it it was amazing. There are some similaries to the real life some story about people whop lose someone the you love.

Send your email To. He does not have a lot of friends but he makes friends with a kind English teacher. He still promised her she won’t and is still trying to find who killed his brother who was so innocent.

Somebody has killed martin brother quero, so now he’s in the look out for the killer. Choose what to email Which of your works would you like to tell your friends about? Summer Program Reviews College Reviews.

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They finally leave and transfer to Blueford High. He deals with real issues for teens such as living in a single-parent household, conflicts with friends, and a realistic internal conflict about what he wants to do with his life.


Brothers in Arms (Bluford High, book 9) by Ben Alirez and Paul Langan

Believe me when I say this book Brothers In Arms really is the best book of the eighth grade. I dont think people should go through this espcially at that age he was in.

Oct 24, Thomas Sarell rated it it was amazing. Writers Workshop Regular Forums. He wrote on his notebook the night before but couldn’t keep on because all he wrote about was Huero. But I think that it could have had a better ending than the one it had. This is the 9th book boom the Bluford High series, and is about a boy who transfers to Bluford partway through the book.

His friends started to get mad because he stopped hanging out with them. She and a local cop raise funds to “Brothers in Arms” is a book by Paul Langan which tries to explain the lifestyle of present-day teen-age gangs. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you blufordd to read. Brothers seriea Arms by Paul Langan is an unbelievably realistic book about our main character Martin Luna. Don’t have an account?

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Open Summaey See a Problem? When entering the class in the first day of school he catches the eyes of a girl names Vicky, a smart, pretty and outgoing student. Martin then realized that the killer wasn’t after Huero, he was after Frankie and Frankie knew it.

Dec 20, Emily Orozco rated it it was amazing.