Robert Sandifer, also known as Yummy because he couldn’t be without candy and cookies, was a real boy living in Chicago. He was also a killer, a victim, a shorty, a boy who still curled up with his teddy bear, and a gangster. In 1994 Yummy graced the cover of Time magazine- after he shot a fourteen year old girl in his neighborhood while trying to prove himself to a local gang the Black Disciples. Robert, the narrator, will show you how the neighborhood, the schools, the city, and the whole country reacted to the events and he’ll give a peak into Yummy’s life and how he ended up in the horrible situation he found himself in at 11 years old. Yummy: The Last Days of a Southside Shorty by G.Neri pulls you in right away and leaves you wondering if Yummy was a cold blooded killer or just a boy who had been led astray?