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Walter Dean Myers enjoys speaking with kids in schools and juvenile detention facilities about writing and making positive decisions. He says, "I have enormous faith in young people."

What's it like in juvie jail? Enter the world of fourteen-year-old Reese, who's locked up at Progress juvenile detention facility. Can he get a second chance?

Synopsis:

"New York Times"-bestselling author Myers takes readers into the world of Progress juvenile detention facility. Is it possible for 14-year-old Reese to get a second chance when he's treated like a criminal, handcuffed, and thrown into solitary confinement?

About the Author

Walter Dean Myers is a New York Timesbestselling and critically acclaimed author who has garnered much respect and admiration for his fiction, nonfiction, and poetry for young people. Winner of the first Michael L. Printz Award, he is considered one of the preeminent writers for children. He lives in Jersey City, New Jersey, with his family.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780061214820
Author:
Myers, Walter Dean
Publisher:
Amistad Press
Subject:
Social Issues - Drugs, Alcohol, & Substance Abuse
Subject:
Social Issues - Violence
Subject:
People & Places - United States - African-American
Subject:
Situations / Drugs, Alcohol, Substance Abuse
Subject:
Children s Young Adult-Social Issue Fiction-Drugs, Alcohol and Substance Abuse
Subject:
Children s Young Adult-Social Issue Fiction
Subject:
Children s-General
Edition Description:
Paperback
Publication Date:
20111231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 7
Language:
English
Pages:
272
Dimensions:
7.125 x 5 in 17.78 oz
Age Level:
from 12

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