Woody becomes friends with Wes when Wes moves to Northwood. When they are children, Woody is a positive influence on Wes, and tries to stop him from pulling the knife on the neighborhood boy. Woody is the only one of Wes’ group of friends to graduate high school, although he still spends time in and out of prison after this point. Eventually, he resolves to leave the streets by getting a job as a truck driver.
Woody Character Timeline in The Other Wes Moore
The timeline below shows where the character Woody appears in The Other Wes Moore. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
Chapter 2: In Search of Home
Chapter 3: Foreign Ground
Chapter 6: Hunted
...graduation rate is 85%, in Baltimore City—where Northern High School is located—it is only 38%. Woody has just managed to scrape through to graduation along with 86 of his classmates. He... (full context)