Series Name: Urban Underground-Cesar Chavez High Series
Theme: Hi-Lo, High school, neighborhoods, family, loyalty, friendship, urban teen fiction, mystery, violence, false accusations, drug use
Cesar Chavez HS Series-- Everyone's a little nervous after a drive-by in the barrio. But then comes news of another shooting, and it hits very close to home for Ernesto Sandoval. After Naomi's neighbor and fellow senior, Roxie Torres, is shot, a homeless drifter is arrested. But Ernesto thinks Roxie is a liar.
Grade Level: Teen and YA
Approximate Grade-Level Equivalent for Series: 3.5
Lexile Level: HL630L