Tyler Johnson Was Here

byJay Coles

Hardcover | March 20, 2018

Tyler Johnson Was Here by Jay Coles
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A young man searches for answers after the death of his brother at the hands of police in this striking debut novel, for readers ofThe Hate U Give.

When Marvin Johnson's twin, Tyler, goes to a party, Marvin decides to tag along to keep an eye on his brother. But what starts as harmless fun turns into a shooting, followed by a police raid.
The next day, Tyler has gone missing, and it's up to Marvin to find him. But when Tyler is found dead, a video leaked online tells an even more chilling story: Tyler has been shot and killed by a police officer. Terrified as his mother unravels and mourning a brother who is now a hashtag, Marvin must learn what justice and freedom really mean.
Tyler Johnson Was Hereis a powerful and moving portrait of youth and family that speaks to the serious issues of today--from gun control to the Black Lives Matter movement.
Jay Coles is a graduate of Vincennes University and Ball State University. When he's not writing diverse books, he's advocating for them, teaching middle school students, and composing for various music publishers. His debut novelTyler Johnson Was Hereis based on true events in his life and inspired by police brutality in America. He r...
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Title:Tyler Johnson Was HereFormat:HardcoverProduct dimensions:304 pages, 8.5 X 5.9 X 1.15 inShipping dimensions:304 pages, 8.5 X 5.9 X 1.15 inPublished:March 20, 2018Publisher:Little, Brown Books for Young ReadersLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0316440779

ISBN - 13:9780316440776

Appropriate for ages: 14

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