After his home is robbed, fourteen-year-old Lincoln Mendoza moves out of his Hispanic neighborhood with his single mother. Now living in a new white neighborhood, in a new school, an on a new basketball team with a coach who hates him, Lincoln must decide where his loyalty lies.
Taking Sides—Book Review
This is an easy, albeit sometimes slow, story that will appeal to sports fans. Themes of racial identity, overcoming prejudice, loyalty, and self discovery make this a worthwhile read.