Kindness for Weakness

By GOODMAN, Shawn

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978-0-385-74324-2 978-0-375-99102-8 978-0-307-98207-0
Publisher
Delacorte


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Starred Review on June 1, 2013  |  Grades 5-up

Gr 8 Up—In this gut-wrenching narrative of loneliness and anger, disillusion and hope, 15-year-old James desperately wants to reconnect with his estranged older brother, Louis, and agrees to deliver drugs to several clients. When he is arrested, he is abandoned by Louis and sent to a juvenile detention facility where intimidation, abuse, and violence among guards and inmates are daily occurrences. As James struggles to find his own voice and reconcile his feelings about his negligent brother and mother, he begins to realize that everyone can make choice...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

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