Yummy: The Last Days of a Southside Shorty Cover. Eleven-year-old Roger is trying to make sense of his classmate Robert "Yummy" Sandifer's death, but first he has to make sense of Yummy's life. Yummy could be as tough as a pit bull sometimes. Other times he was as sweet as the sugary treats he loved to eat. Is Yummy some sort of monster, or just another kid? This book will force readers to question their own understandings of good and bad, right and wrong. #ELA #CommonCore #CCSS #literacy
A brief biography, in graphic novel format, of Robert "Yummy" Sandifer, an eleven-year old African American gang member from Chicago who went on the run after shooting a young girl and was later found dead, shot by members of his own gang.