Dear Martin

by Nic Stone

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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.

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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
This title contains mature language and references to sex, drugs, and alcohol and is only recommended for older readers.

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Despite leaving his rough neighborhood behind, Justyce can’t escape the scorn of his former peers or the ridicule of his new classmates. So Justyce looks to the teachings of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. for answers. But do they hold up anymore? He starts a journal and writes letters dedicated 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 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.
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Product Details

    • Grades: 9 - 12
    • Ages: 14 - and up
  • Product Type: Book
  • Page Count: 224 pages
  • Dimensions: 5 1/2" x 8 1/4" x 0 7/16"
  • Language: English
  • ISBN 13: 978-1-338-66039-5