Synopses & Reviews
Bluford High: It's not just school--it's real life.
There's no escape for Ben McKee. For weeks, he's covered the bruises on his body. He's even lied to his teachers and new friends at Bluford High. But the trouble in Ben's house isn't going away. And if he doesn't act soon, it could swallow him and his mother forever.
PRAISE FOR BLUFORD HIGH
The Bluford novels have been wildly popular with young readers across the country and continue to entice reluctant readers. . . . The books are well written, treat the problems of inner-city youth with respect, and avoid easy answers to the challenges that kids face today.” James Blasingame, Associate Professor of English Education at Arizona State University, coeditor of The ALAN Review
Here's what teens are saying about Bluford High
As soon as I finished one book, I couldn't wait to start the next one. No books have ever made me do that before.” Terrance W.
Once I started reading them, I just couldn't stop, not even to go to sleep.” Brian M.
When I finished these books, I went back to the beginning and read them all over again. That's how much I loved them.” Caren B.