Synopses & Reviews
Bluford High returns with two new books! This widely acclaimed teen series set in an urban high school features engaging, accessible writing and appealing, contemporary storylines.
Martin Luna's world is crumbling. A fight threatens to end his sophomore year at Bluford High, and at home, things are even worse. Frankie, the most feared bully from his neighborhood, is hunting him, and Martin doesn't know who he can turn to. Alone and with time running out, Martin makes a desperate decision. But will it save or destroy him?
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.