Dear Martinby Nic Stone
- Item #3036 in
- Grades: 9 - 12
- Ages: 14 - and up
Justyce McAllister is a good kid and an honor student, and he’s always there to help a friend—but none of that matters to the police officer who just put him in handcuffs.
Raw and Powerful YA Fiction, New York Times Bestseller, Exploring Racial Injustice and Police Profiling, Relevant Contemporary Issues
Topics and Themes:
Race Relations, Fitting In and Standing Out, Police Brutality
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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 cop 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.