Darrell mercer, a 9th grader at bluford high, is at the center of this story. He just found out that he has to move because his dad had discovered he had cancer. See more ideas about books, bluford series and book 1. Bluford series box set by ben alirez, paperback barnes. This widely acclaimed teen series set in an urban high school features engaging. Complete bluford series all 21 books townsend press. New for 2016, this complete set has all twenty one novels in the bluford series. Bluford high series collection 21 paperbacks first book. These books are excellent for below reading level high school students. Blood is thicker bluford high series character list. This widely acclaimed teen series set in an urban high school features engaging, accessible writing and appealing, contemporary.
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Spoiler alertreading a book so boring will have you go crazy, my book pretty ugly will have you excited, sad, eager, and inspired. I absolutely l love love love the bluford series and i recommend any teenager or tween to read this book. Physically smaller than his peers, darrell quickly becomes a target for tyray hobbs, the freshman class bully. The bluford series is guaranteed to make your heart race and your pulse pound. Bluford series 20 book boxed set books 120 by ben alirez, d. Far from bluford high, hakeem quickly finds himself in a world of trouble, and his family is at the center of it.
The bluford series is a collection of highinterest novels that have captivated teens nationwide. Each novel features a teenage protagonist facing difficult challenges in and out of school. The bully by paul langan, the fallen by paul langan, search for safety by john langan, someone to love me by anne schraff. While each novel in the bluford series can be read independently, the books are interconnected and represent a span of about 2 years at bluford high. The bluford high books are ar accelerated reader books that range from a 3rd grade to 5th grade reading level.
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This widely acclaimed teen series set in an urban high school features engaging, accessible writing and appealing, contemporary storylines. For the first time in high school, i read a book i liked. Darrell mercer, the kid tyray hates, joined the wrestling team and gained self confidence after being bullied by tyray for months. Thats what darrell mercer faces when he and his mother move from philadelphia to california. But, for you who are still curious of the reasons, you will realize he reasons when you start to read the book. The bluford series is a collection of high interest novels that have captivated teens nationwide. Bluford high, named after guion guy bluford, americas first black astronaut.
Goodreads members who liked bluford series boxed set. These are thrilling, suspenseful books filled with reallife scenarios that make them too good to put down. Bluford series 20book boxed set books 120 9781591943099. This auction is for 8 books from the bluford high series and 4 bonus books. The books are set in fictional bluford high, a tough but. Set in contemporary, urban america, each novel addresses complex topics relevant to the lives of todays students family, friendship. Lost and found, a matter of trust, secrets in the shadows, someone to love me, the bully, the gun, until we meet again, blood is thicker, brothers in arms, summer of secrets. My opinion on this book is that i really enjoyed it. The urban underground book series by anne schraff includes books outrunning the darkness audio, shadows of guilt audio, a boy called twister, and several more. All of these things like bullying, denial, and disrespect can really happen. Darrell and his mother move to the bluford area in the middle of the school year. Buy a cheap copy of summer of secrets bluford series.
This is a great set of books for reluctantstruggling readers at the middle or high school series. The bluford series is a widely read collection of contemporary american young adult novels set in the fictional innercity high school of bluford high in southern california. In grade school, darcy wills and brisana meeks were friends. Paul langan bluford series boxed set similar books. If there are additional titles from this series that you would like added, please let us know. Lost and found, a matter of trust, secrets in the shadows, someone. Complete set series lot of 21 bluford high books by anne schraff langan new. Bluford series boxed set 20 titles by paul langan goodreads. Blood is thicker its about this boy named hakeem rendell he lived in california. Breaking point follows the story of vicky fallon, a bluford sophomore who appears in brothers in arms and the fallen. As related to this referred book, you may have known why this book is waited for.
Hakeem is mad because he has to leave his girlfriend and the friends he grew up with. The bluford series collection of 8 books box set includes. Set in fictional bluford high, a tough but nurturing inner city high school, the novels speak to the interests, struggles, and concerns of todays young adults. The gun by paul langan, lost and found by anne schraff, brothers in arms by paul langan, until we meet again by anne sch. Darcy wills is starting her junior year at bluford high when her boyfriend hakeem randall is returning from detroit and she is wondering is if she should tell him about when she got harassed by the nineteen year old brian mason. I rated this book 5 stars because i think it deserved it. Now her teachers, friends, and her new boyfriend, martin luna, want answers. Bluford series boxed set, books 115 by ben alirez, d. Blackwell, karyn folan, peggy kern, john langan, paul.
But when liselles clothes stop fitting, and her brother notices her growing belly, she panics. Series was designed to cover groups of books generally understood as such see wikipedia. For weeks, she ignored the changes in her body and tried to forget her brief relationship with oscar price, her moody classmate at bluford high. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read a matter of trust. To complicate matters, a new girl hopes to make him forget darcy forever. Lost and found bluford series book 1 by anne schraff and paul langan. Blackwell, peggy kern, paul langan, john langan, and anne schraff, paul langan, gerald purnell. This book is a good example of what can happen in high schools. This book follows jamee wills the little sister of darcy wills, who has appeared in many titles including lost and found, a matter of trust, someone to love me. You will get one complete brand new set of 21 titles from the bluford high series by multiple authors, as listed below.
See the complete urban underground series book list in order, box sets or omnibus editions, and companion titles. Series reading order, cover art, synopsis, sequels. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. Buy a cheap copy of the bully bluford series, number 5 book by paul langan. See more ideas about books, bluford series and books for teens. Bluford series books 1 15 bluford high by peggy kern and paul. This book is part of these book collections our school reading collections supply a comprehensive assortment of titles that are perfect for adding depth to classrooms and school libraries. Later she finds out that he met a girl in detroit named anika.
The bluford series is set in bluford high school, the fictional school all the main characters attend. The book payback begins with tyray hobbs, a student at bluford high, wanting revenge. None of the bluford series audiobooks may be used for any purpose other than personal or educational use. Her parents are constantly fighting, and her troubled little brother is out of control. Lost and found, a matter of trust, secrets in the shadows, someone to love me, the bully, the gun, until we meet again, blo there is no escape for ben mckee. Bluford series books 1 15 bluford high by peggy kern and paul langan book cover, description, publication history.
Start studying blood is thicker bluford high series character list. Download free bluford series 20book boxed set books 120. Like all schools, we have those reluctant readers, usually boys, who need just the right book to awaken the joy of reading. Bluford is named for guion guy bluford, the first africanamerican astronaut. The bluford high book series by multiple authors includes books lost and found bluford series, number 1, a matter of trust bluford series, secrets in the shadows bluford series, number 3, and several more. The bluford series is a collection of 18 contemporary novels that have captivated teens throughout the us. Bluford series 1 20 all 20 books complete set by various. Topics explored in the books include bullying, school violence, teenage pregnancy, divorce, peer. Bluford series audiobooks are provided by townsend press as a free resource to educators and students. Im a teacher and have had a hard time getting reluctant readers to participate in ssr. In the book bluford high payback by paul langan their was a bully. The bluford series is a collection of twentyone young adult novels that focus on the lives of a group of high school students and their families. The bluford series collection of 14 books box set good. Payback is an amazing book full of so much suspence that you cant put the book down.
Pressured from all sides, vicky knows something is about to snap. The series was created and published by townsend press and was codistributed by scholastic. See the complete bluford high series book list in order, box sets or omnibus editions, and companion titles. Bluford series boxed set, books 115 by ben alirez, books 115. Complete set series lot of 21 bluford high books by anne. Once an honor student, vicky is quickly falling behind in her classes at bluford high. Like many concepts in the book world, series is a somewhat fluid and contested notion. Jan 01, 2012 the fallen bluford high paul langan on.
Tyray feels hopeless as everyone at bluford laughs at him. Her best friend, sharice bell, has discovered her most intimate. For a while, darcy tries to stay calm, ignoring her old friends daily taunts. Find books like bluford series boxed set 20 titles from the worlds largest community of readers. Set in contemporary urban america, each novel addresses complex topics relevant to the lives of todays students. All twentyone of the bluford series books are available in audiobook format. But all that changed at bluford high when darcy started hanging with the zerosa group of students brisana despises.1028 282 600 147 1023 672 449 311 664 25 520 22 1037 1034 1187 1143 1037 584 533 446 1019 417 414 528 736 1382 427 556 961 173 531 43 1185 471 135 564 598 976 1187 1178 241 1491