0571369456
Paperback:All American boys / Jason Reynolds, Brendan Kieley.:2021:[New] edition / illustrated by Akhran Gimay. Paperback All American boys / Jason Reynolds, Brendan Kieley.
All American boys / Jason Reynolds, Brendan Kieley.
Author: Reynolds, Jason,
Author: Kieley, Brendan,
Author: Girmay, Akhran,
Publication year: 2021
Format: Paperback
Edition: [New] edition / illustrated by Akhran Gimay.
Publisher: London : Faber,
Resource type: Physical
ISBN: 9780571369454 (pbk.) :
Notes:
Originally published: US: Atheneum Books, 2015.
A bag of chips. That's all sixteen-year-old Rashad is looking for. What he finds instead is a fist-happy cop, Paul, who mistakes Rashad for a shoplifter, mistakes Rashad's pleadings that he's stolen nothing for belligerence, mistakes Rashad's every flinch at every punch the cop throws as further resistance and refusal to stay still as ordered. But how can you stay still when someone is pounding your face into the pavement? There were witnesses: Quinn - a varsity basketball player and Rashad's classmate who has been raised by Paul since his own father died in Afghanistan - and a video camera. Soon the beating is all over the news and Paul is getting threatened with accusations of prejudice and racial brutality. Quinn refuses to believe that the man who has basically been his saviour could possibly be guilty. But then Rashad is absent. And absent again. And again.
Adolescent.
Provide rating Provide rating Provide rating Provide rating Provide rating Provide rating Provide rating Provide rating Provide rating Provide rating
Available: 2
Total number of items: 2
Number of reservations: 0
Description:
337 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm

Available at:

Loading...

Other titles by the author

Similar titles

1931514917
Author: Nanten, Yutaka.
1416986197
Author: Reeves, Dia, author.
1382009402
Author: Ness, Patrick, 1971- author.
1911427156
Author: Henry, Rebecca, author.
1444952927
Author: Almond, David, 1951- author.
1510106995
Author: Khorsandi, Shaparak, author.
0241407192
Author: Meaney, Flynn, author.
1788451376
Author: Fine, Anne, author.
1398505277
Author: Sáenz, Benjamin Alire, author.
1524715948
Author: Woodfolk, Ashley, author.
1444954776
Author: Lawrence, Patrice, author.
0241516919
Author: Yoon, Nicola, author.
1474966829
Author: Bourne, Holly, author.
1786079690
Author: Glasgow, Kathleen, 1969- author.
0241460689
Author: Watson, Jo (Romance fiction writer), author.
1529311381
Author: Masood, Syed, author.
1786541084
Author: Dawson, Juno (Young adult fiction writer), author.
1474978487
Author: Winter, Tamsin, author.
147498973X
Author: Quach, Michelle, author.
0593117549
Author: Yen, Jennifer, author.

Language