Lockdown by Walter Dean MyersLockdown by Walter Dean Myers

Lockdown

byWalter Dean Myers

Paperback | December 27, 2011

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Walter Dean Myers enjoys speaking with kids in schools and juvenile detention facilities about writing and making positive decisions. He says, "I have enormous faith in young people."

What's it like in juvie jail? Enter the world of fourteen-year-old Reese, who's locked up at Progress juvenile detention facility. Can he get a second chance?

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...
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Title:LockdownFormat:PaperbackDimensions:272 pages, 7.12 × 5 × 0.61 inPublished:December 27, 2011Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0061214825

ISBN - 13:9780061214820

Appropriate for ages: 9 - 12

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“Myers creates a nuanced, realistic portrait of a teen dealing with incarceration and violence. Myers gets his voice just right.”