On page 36 of The Other Wes Moore, we learn that Wes’s mother slept in the living room to protect the kids from a possible intruder. What other things did she do to protect her children?

Expert Answers

An illustration of the letter 'A' in a speech bubbles

Mary tries to protect Wes from himself and the criminal lifestyle into which he's fallen. It's too late for Tony, Wes's older bother, but Mary tenaciously holds on to the belief that Wes's life can still be turned around. In reality, however,...

(The entire section contains 128 words.)

Unlock This Answer Now

Start your 48-hour free trial to unlock this answer and thousands more. Enjoy eNotes ad-free and cancel anytime.

Start your 48-Hour Free Trial
Approved by eNotes Editorial Team