Guiding questions for students this year, the buckeye book community reading selection is the other wes moore by wes moorewe hope you enjoy your copy as you read, use the following questions to help you apply the themes of the book to your transition to college and your first year at ohio state. When wes moore won a rhodes scholarship in 2000, the baltimore sun published an article about his triumph he was the first student at johns hopkins to win a rhodes in 13 years, and the first. The other wes moore 2 had happened and why she was so upset mary explained the situation and also how important it the other wes wes [s brother tony lived with. The other wes moore one name, two fates tells the story of two african-american boys, both named wes moore, who grow up a few blocks from each other in baltimore both boys lose their fathers at a young age and have close family members or friends who sell drugs. Moore started corresponding with the other, imprisoned wes moore and relates a tale of how choices can lead to astonishingly different destinies moore also discusses resources for at-risk youth.
In the other wes moore: one name, two fates by wes moore, this concept is brought to light, showing how different two lives can become when they go separate ways one towards education and its rewards, the other towards money and its corrupted power. Wes moore, the author of the other wes moore, shows the reader how an individual grows up influences their choices, ultimately shaping their future the chilling truth is that their stories could have been switched, but because of their environment, education and expectations their choices were different. Wes moore, producer: all the difference wes moore is a producer, known for all the difference (2016), pov (1988) and coming back with wes moore (2014.
Bonus: this edition contains a new afterword and a the other wes moore discussion guidethe chilling truth is that his story could have been mine the tragedy is that my story could have been histwo kids named wes moore were born blocks apart within a year of each other. Wes moore talked about his book the other wes moore: one name, two fates (spiegel & grau, 2010) in 2000, wes moore had recently been named a rhodes scholar in his final year of college at johns. The other wes moore is the story of two african american males, both with the same name, both from the same city of baltimore, both from the same generation. The following chart will assist teachers as they utilize the other wes moore in a variety of educational settings and contexts e pacing guide chart illustrates a six week scope and sequence in which teachers can choose a sequential or thematic approach. The other wes moore: one name, two fates by wes moore two kids with the same name lived in the same decaying city one went on to be a rhodes scholar, decorated combat veteran, white house fellow, and business leader.
Main characters wes moore (wes 1): the author of the book his parents were westly and joy, and his sisters were nikki and shani he had a difficult time growing up because of the death of his father but after being sent to millitary school his behavior and grades improved. A story of one name & two fates: one boy grew up to be a rhodes scholar, decorated combat veteran, white house fellow, and business leader the other is serving a life sentence in prison for. Wes' father came up to speak to wes about his behavior it was not until years later that wes would understand why it affected his mother so much joy had emigrated to the us from jamaica and had to learn how to fit in with the other kids and society. Wes' first book, the other wes moore, was published by spiegel & grau, an imprint of random house, in 2010 wes moore was born in 1978 and was three years old when his father, a respected radio and television host, died in front of him. The other wes moore: one name, two fates - kindle edition by wes moore download it once and read it on your kindle device, pc, phones or tablets use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading the other wes moore: one name, two fates.
About the other wes moore the chilling truth is that his story could have been mine the tragedy is that my story could have been his two kids named wes moore were born blocks apart within a year of each other. The other wes moore wes moore - he's one of the main character that has a dark beginning of dealing with drugs, and shootings he didn't choose the right role models to follow he followed the life of his drug dealing older brother, tony. 'the other wes moore' is snapshots of events which occur between their early childhood in 1982 through to 2000 mr moore writes in a sensitive manner and does a good. Wes moore's life transformed with these words out of his mother's mouth: i'm sending you to military school the author of the book, the other wes moore, he is now a vocal advocate for america's youth as well as for fellow veterans returning from.
Wes moore compares himself to the other wes moore serving a life sentence for murder wes moore speaks to the importance of small decisions and role models by comparing himself to the imprisoned wes moore. Wes moore is a rhodes scholar and a combat veteran of afghanistan as a white house fellow, he worked as a special assistant to secretary condoleezza rice at the state department he was a featured speaker at the 2008 democratic national conventio. The other wes moore: one name, two fates by wes moore hardcover, 256 pages spiegel & grau list price: $25 part i fathers and angels wes stared back at me after i'd asked my question, letting a. Moore's first book, the other wes moore, was published in 2010 this book and the work are new york times bestsellers additionally, discovering wes moore is a young adult edition of his bestselling book, and this way home , his first young adult novel, was released in the fall of 2015.