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G. Neri

G. Neri is the Eisner-nominated, Coretta Scott King Honor-winning author of "Yummy: The Last Days of a Southside Shorty," which Flavorwire hailed as one of the top 25 essential graphic novels of all time. He is the author of the upcoming title, "Grand Theft Horse," which is a biographic graphic novel about his cousin Gail Ruffu, who stole her own racehorse to save its life. He has written ten books for young people, including the Lee Bennett Hopkins Promising Poet Award-winner, "Chess Rumble," and his books have been translated into multiple languages in more than 25 countries. Mr. Neri lives on the Gulf coast of Florida with his wife and daughter. For more information, visit his website at

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Grand Theft Horse
Children / Teens
Tu Books
September 2018
ISBN 9781620148556
240 pages
$19.95, INSTOCK
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With well over 100,000 copies in print, this classic book for beginning scientists (first published in 2001) has been totally redesigned. More/less

Yummy: The Last Days of a Southside Shorty
Children / Teens
Lee & Low
July 2010
ISBN 9781584302674
94 pages
$16.95, INSTOCK
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"A graphic novel based on the true story of Robert "Yummy" Sandifer, an eleven-year old African American gang member from Chicago who shot a young girl and was then shot by his own gang members"--Provided by publisher.

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