Long Way Down

Long Way Down by Jason Reynolds

Publisher Information:  New York, NY:  Atheneum, 2017

Summary:  Fifteen-year-old Will's big brother has been shot and killed.  According to the rules that Will has been taught, it is now his job to kill the person responsible.  He easily finds his brother's gun and gets on the elevator to head down from his eigth-floor apartment.  But it's a long way down to the ground floor.

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Links of Interest:

Author website:  jasonwritesbooks.com

Educator's Guide:  HERE

Interview on Daily Show with Trevor Noah:  HERE

Interview with the Washington Post on reluctant readers:  HERE

Interview with LA Review of Books on gun violence & trauma:  HERE

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