EMAKO BLUE is a strong second novel for Brenda Woods and a worthy follow-up to her award-winning debut, THE RED ROSE BOX. Emako is. The Paperback of the Emako Blue by Brenda Woods at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $ or more!. Readers can become immersed not only in the story of Emako’s short life, but that of Monterey, her middle-class friend; Jamal, a “player” with.

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Since you heard the blu through different people it was easy to follow what was going on. She is the award-winning ble of several books for young readers: Her friends describe her as beautiful.

Why do such disproportionate numbers of young urban males become members of gangs, obtain firearms, and end up murdering each other and innocent bystanders on a daily basis? Jul 09, Anna rated it really liked it. Overal I would recomend this book to some else since it is just one of those books that will never bore you. You might of not known Emako very much at the beginning of the book of course.

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A lot of talent scouts wanted her to sign record deals, but her told her to turn them down so she can finish her school. View all 3 comments.


Nov 10, Adrianna Paulette rated it really liked it. It a book you will enjoy, but the ending will make you want to cry. I really liked the book cover too, it gives the reader depiction of what the characters looked like.

Her teeth were perfect and white. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. And talks about drama and relations about Emako Blue. Many fans might think this is Brenda Woods best book, in my opinion it is.

She lives in the Los Angeles area.


Emako Blue was supposed to be a superstar. Jamal is in love with her. Monterey, Eddie and Jamal are her friends.

She would always be messing with Emako about Jamal and she wouldnt be nice. I thought the book was okay I didn’t like the way the book ended but most of the chapters blud interesting. Interpersonal relations — Juvenile fiction. When Emako’s brother is released from jail, she becomes the victim of a drive-by shooting meant for him. She lived in South Central Los Angeles, the bad side. With her confident attitude, endearing nature, incredible singing voice, and exceptional beauty both inside and out, Emako makes a lasting impression on everyone.


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Return to Book Page. She acknowledged that it was fiction while simultaneously ranting about the depth of Jamal’s love and the unfairness of what happens. Although it covers some mature topics, the book was very easy to read.

Santos called my name next. So, that the reader gets to know the perspectives of the main characters of the story.

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I was about a young girl named Emako who died at a young age. This book didn’t have any inappropriate scenes or moments, so any mature reader could read it. Monterey is thrilled to have her as a best friend. Confidence was all around her and I took some of it with me when Mr. However, one day something tragic happens to Emako Blue that no one will never ever forget!

The characters are believable because facing violence is a very common theme whether it be in real life or in the media. She was Monterey’s best friend.