How It Went Down

Book Verdict

How It Went Down

by Kekla Magoon

First Release:

January 2015

ISBN: 9780805098693

2015 Coretta Scott King Award, Author, Honor
Controversy erupts when sixteen-year-old Tariq Johnson is killed by an older, white man. Everyone seems to have an opinion on why Tariq was shot—and who he really was.

  • ISBN: 9780805098693
    Format: Print Book
    Edition: Hardcover edition
    Publisher: Henry Holt
    Page Count: 336
    Trim Size: 5 1/2" x 7 3/4"
    Dewey Classification: Fic
    Accelerated Reader: Level: 4, Points: 8
    Scholastic Reading Counts: Level: 5.2, Points: 15
    Lexile: Level: HL560L
    Awards & Honors: Kirkus Reviews Best Teen Books of 2014
    2015 Coretta Scott King Award, Author, Honor
    Winner, IRA Notable Books for a Global Society, 2015
    YALSA’s 2015 Best Fiction for Young Adults
    The New York Public Library, Best Books for Teens 2014
    Capitol Choices 2015
    2015 Cybils Awards Nomination, Young Adult Fiction
    Genre: Fic
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