Behind the Eyes
Behind the Eyes
Behind the Eyes
Francisco Stork
Sixteen-year-old Hector is the hope of his family, but when he seeks revenge after his brother's gang-related death and is sent to a San Antonio reform school, it takes an odd assortment of characters to help him see that hope is still alive.

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  • Fiction

Age Level: 

  • 12 and up
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Hector may not be the brightest boy in the world, but he loves his family and learns the life lesson of patience. Throughout the novel Hector struggles both internally and externally with right and wrong, eventually being sent to Furman the school for kids with "troubled pasts." However he finds a way to release his inner hurt and frustration with the world through dumbbells. Yes, dumbbells! It may seem a tad strange, but so is the mentor for the class, Diaz. Diaz is a medium security inmate, life in prison, no parole.

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