Romiette and Julio | TeenreadsSharon M. Draper Booklist Sharon M. Draper Message Board. Plagued by constant dreams of drowning, Romi searches for an understanding of her fear of water and her recurring nightmares. Sixteen year old Julio Montague is a Mexican teenager who has just moved to Cincinnati. Julio hates the cold weather in Ohio and wishes he could move back home to his grandfather's ranch.
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Sign up for our newsletters! So, is it true you can find your true love if you send for a kit you find at the back of a magazine? Or is he waiting for you out there in cyberspace? Or just down the hall in Spanish class looking for that easy A? Romiette Capelle, Romi to her friends, meets the new boy, Julio Montague, in a teen chat room on the 'Net.
It is an updated version of Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare. Many of the characters in Draper's novel closely parallel those in Shakespeare's play. The plot updates the family feud between the Capulets and Montagues to reflect modern racial tensions between African-Americans and Hispanics in the United States. The book received mixed reviews. This story begins with African American teenager Romiette Cappelle awaking from a recurring nightmare in which she is drowning in fire and water. Just before waking she hears an unknown male voice speaking to her. Although frightened by the nightmare, she wonders whether the voice could be the voice of her soulmate.
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Please enter the email address that you use to login to TeenInk. Book Review "Gripping romantic adventure sure to keep readers turning pages until the end. However, would you risk your life for someone you love?
It first begins when Julio moves from Texas to Cincinnati to get away from gang violence. He goes to a mostly African American high school. Little did Julio's parents know, that this high school has gangs too. He doesn't have much friends but he gets through the first few weeks. He goes on a chat room and meets Romiette but they don't find out that, they live in the same city and go to the same school, until later.
Search this site. Book-Report 2nd book. Collage Research. Chapter 1. This books starts of with Romiette during her nightmare or dream. Romiette is a younge african american teenage girl. Then she wakes up and she is to afraid to go back to sleep.