Kick by Walter Dean MyersKick by Walter Dean Myers


byWalter Dean Myers

Hardcover | February 1, 2011

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For the very first time in his decades-long career writing for teens, acclaimed and beloved author Walter Dean Myers writes with a teen, Ross Workman.

Kevin Johnson is thirteen years old. And heading for juvie. He's a good kid, a great friend, and a star striker for his Highland, New Jersey, soccer team. His team is competing for the State Cup, and he wants to prove he has more than just star-player potential. Kevin's never been in any serious trouble . . . until the night he ends up in jail. Enter Sergeant Brown, a cop assigned to be Kevin's mentor. If Kevin and Brown can learn to trust each other, they might be able to turn things around before it's too late.

Walter Dean Myers was theNew York Timesbestselling author ofMonster, the winner of the first Michael L. Printz Award; a former National Ambassador for Young People's Literature; and an inaugural NYC Literary Honoree. Myers received every single major award in the field of children's literature. He was the author of two Newbery Honor Bo...
Title:KickFormat:HardcoverDimensions:208 pages, 8.25 × 5.5 × 0.77 inPublished:February 1, 2011Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0062004891

ISBN - 13:9780062004895

Appropriate for ages: 14 - 14


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