On the Hookby Francisco X. Stork
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- Grades: 9 - 12
- Ages: 14 - and up
A violent gang confrontation takes Hector places he never expected, including a reform school where he has to live side by side with his enemy. Now it’s up to Hector to choose whether he’ll find the courage to grant forgiveness, or lose himself in vengeance.
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Until Joey singles him out. Joey, whose older brother, Chavo, is head of the Discípulos gang, tells Hector that he’s going to kill him: maybe not today, or tomorrow, but someday. And Hector, frozen with fear, does nothing. From that day forward, Hector’s death is hanging over his head every time he leaves the house. He tries to fade into the shadows—to drop off Joey’s radar—to become no one.
But when a fight between Chavo and Hector’s brother Fili escalates, Hector is left with no choice but to take a stand. Now Hector has a choice to make: embrace revenge or move forward with forgiveness and get back to the hard work of living.