Dear Justyce

September 29, 2020|
Dear Justyce by Nic Stone
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The stunning sequel to the #1 New York Times bestseller Dear Martin. Incarcerated teen Quan writes letters to Justyce about his experiences in the American juvenile justice system. Perfect for fans of Jason Reynolds and Angie Thomas.

In the highly anticipated sequel to her New York Times bestseller, Nic Stone delivers an unflinching look into the flawed practices and silenced voices in the American juvenile justice system.

Vernell LaQuan Banks and Justyce McAllister grew up a block apart in the Southwest Atlanta neighborhood of Wynwood Heights. Years later, though, Justyce walks the illustrious halls of Yale University . . . and Quan sits behind bars at the Fulton Regional Youth Detention Center.

Through a series of flashbacks, vignettes, and letters to Justyce--the protagonist of Dear Martin--Quan''s story takes form. Troubles at home and misunderstandings at school give rise to police encounters and tough decisions. But then there''s a dead cop and a weapon with Quan''s prints on it. What leads a bright kid down a road to a murder charge? Not even Quan is sure.

"A powerful, raw, must-read told through the lens of a Black boy ensnared by our broken criminal justice system." -Kirkus, Starred Review
Nic Stone is an Atlanta native and a Spelman College graduate. After working extensively in teen mentoring and living in Israel for several years, she returned to the United States to write full-time. Nic''s debut novel for young adults, Dear Martin, was a New York Times bestseller and William C. Morris Award finalist. She is also the ...
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Title:Dear Justyce
Format:Hardcover
Product dimensions:288 pages, 8.56 X 5.81 X 1.01 in
Shipping dimensions:288 pages, 8.56 X 5.81 X 1.01 in
Published:September 29, 2020
Publisher:Random House Children's Books
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781984829665

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