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Dear Martin

Dear Martin (Paperback)

By Stone, Nic

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'Absolutely incredible, honest, gut-wrenching! A must-read!' Angie Thomas, bestselling author of The Hate U Give`Profoundly moved... What a book' John Green Raw, captivating, and undeniably real, Nic Stone boldly tackles American race relations in this stunning debut. Justyce McA...llister is top of his class and set for the Ivy League - but none of that matters to the police officer who just put him in handcuffs. And despite leaving his rough neighbourhood behind, he can't escape the scorn of his former peers or the ridicule of his new classmates. Justyce looks to the teachings of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. for answers. But do they hold up anymore? He starts a journal to Dr. King to find out. Then comes the day Justyce goes driving with his best friend, Manny, windows rolled down, music turned up - way up, sparking the fury of a white off-duty police officer beside them. Words fly. Shots are fired. Justyce and Manny are caught in the crosshairs. In the media fallout, it's Justyce who is under attack. `a Painfully timely and deeply moving, this is the novel the next generation should be reading' bestselling author Jodi Picoult `Justyce's story is earnest, funny, achingly human, and unshakably hopeful. I am forever changed.' Becky Albertalli, author be Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda 'Raw and gripping' Jason Reynolds,bestselling co-author of All American Boys
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ISBN 9781471175565
Released NZ 1 Jun 2018
Publisher Simon & Schuster Ltd
Format Paperback
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ISBN-13 9781471175565
Stock Available
Status In stock at publisher; delivery usually 20-30 working days due to covid19 delays
Publisher Simon & Schuster Ltd
Imprint Simon & Schuster Childrens Books
Released 1 Jun 2018
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Paperback
 › 3 other possible formats available
Author(s) By Stone, Nic
Category Fiction (Child / Teen)
Teenage Romance
Racism, Sexism & Prejudice
Number of Pages 224
Dimensions Width: 130mm
Height: 198mm
Spine: 16mm
Dewey Code 813.6
Weight Not specified - defaults to 600g
Interest Age 13+ years
Reading Age 13+ years
Library of Congress United States - Fiction - Race relations
NBS Text Young Adult Fiction
ONIX Text Young adult

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