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Dear Justyce by Nic Stone
Author: Nic Stone
Series: Dear Martin Book 2
Genre: Young Adult | Book About Racism & BLM | Book Set In Atlanta
Publisher: Crown Books for Young Readers
Publication Date: September 29, 2020
Buy Now: Amazon
Dear Justyce by Nic Stone Summary
In the highly anticipated sequel to her New York Times bestseller, Nic Stone delivers an unflinching look into the flawed practices and silenced voices in the American juvenile justice system.
Vernell LaQuan Banks and Justyce McAllister grew up a block apart in the Southwest Atlanta neighborhood of Wynwood Heights. Years later, though, Justyce walks the illustrious halls of Yale University . . . and Quan sits behind bars at the Fulton Regional Youth Detention Center.
Through a series of flashbacks, vignettes, and letters to Justyce–the protagonist of Dear Martin–Quan’s story takes form. Troubles at home and misunderstandings at school give rise to police encounters and tough decisions. But then there’s a dead cop and a weapon with Quan’s prints on it. What leads a bright kid down a road to a murder charge? Not even Quan is sure.Crown Books for Young Readers
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More About The Author, Nic Stone
Nic Stone was born in Atlanta, Georgia, and graduated from Spelman College. She currently writes full-time. Read more about Nic Stone.
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