Long way down / Jason Reynolds.

By: Reynolds, Jason [author.]Material type: TextTextEdition: First editionDescription: 306 pages ; 22 cmISBN: 9781481438254; 1481438255; 9781481438261; 1481438263Subject(s): Bishop, Mike, 1937- | Murder -- Juvenile fiction | Revenge -- Juvenile fiction | Ghost stories | Brothers -- Juvenile fiction | Ghosts -- FictionGenre/Form: Novels in verse | Young adult fiction. DDC classification: [Fic] LOC classification: PZ7.5.R49 | Lon 2017Summary: As Will, fifteen, sets out to avenge his brother Shawn's fatal shooting, seven ghosts who knew Shawn board the elevator and reveal truths Will needs to know. 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 eighth-floor apartment. But it's a long way down to the ground floor. At each floor, a different person gets on to tell a story. Each of these people is already dead. As they relate their tales, readers learn about the cycle of violence in which Will is caught up. The protagonist faces a difficult choice, one that is a reality for many young people. Teens are left with an unresolved ending that goes beyond the simple question of whether Will will seek revenge. Told in verse.
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As Will, fifteen, sets out to avenge his brother Shawn's fatal shooting, seven ghosts who knew Shawn board the elevator and reveal truths Will needs to know. 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 eighth-floor apartment. But it's a long way down to the ground floor. At each floor, a different person gets on to tell a story. Each of these people is already dead. As they relate their tales, readers learn about the cycle of violence in which Will is caught up. The protagonist faces a difficult choice, one that is a reality for many young people. Teens are left with an unresolved ending that goes beyond the simple question of whether Will will seek revenge. Told in verse.

HL720L Lexile

Grade Range: 8-up
Book is part of 6th grade reading material (2018)

Accelerated Reader AR UG 4.3 2 192021.