All American Boys

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All American Boys

by Jason Reynolds, Brendan Kiely

First Release:

February 2016

ISBN: 9781481463331

2016 Coretta Scott King Author Award Honor Book
Rashad, an African American teen, is beaten by a white police officer. Quinn, also white, witnesses the incident—and flees the scene. As Rashad’s story goes viral, both boys deal with the aftermath.

 
  • ISBN: 9781481463331
    Format: Print Book
    Edition: Hardcover edition
    Publisher: Atheneum
    Page Count: 240
    Trim Size: 5 1/2" x 8 1/4"
    Authors: Jason Reynolds, Brendan Kiely
    Accelerated Reader: Level: 4.9, Points: 10
    Scholastic Reading Counts: Level: 6.7, Points: 17
    Lexile: Level: HL770L
    Awards & Honors: 2016 Coretta Scott King Author Award Honor Book
    Capitol Choices 2016
    Publishers Weekly Best Children’s Books of 2015, Young Adult
    SLJ’s Best Books of 2015, Young Adult
    Booklist Best Young Adult Books of 2015
    Carte Blanche: Columnist’s Choice 2015 (Booklist)
    2016 Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People, 9–12
    Finalist for the 2015 Kirkus Prize
    Publishers Weekly Best Children’s Books of 2015, Young Adult
    Booklist 2015 Top 10 Books for Youth, Arts
    SLJ’s Best Books of 2015, Young Adult
    SLJ’s Top Latino-themed Books 2015
    The New York Times Notable Children’s Books of 2015, Young Adult
    Kirkus Reviews Best Books of 2015, Teen
    Booklist Best Young Adult Books of 2015
    Booklist Editor’s Choice 2015, Fiction
    2016 Quick Picks for Reluctant Young Adult Readers, Top Ten
    YALSA’s Best Fiction for Young Adults 2016, Top Ten
    Booklist Top 10 Books for Youth 2016, Multicultural Fiction
    2016 The Walter Award Winner
    2015 Cybils Awards Nomination, Young Adult Fiction
    Booklist 2016 Top 10 Books for Youth, Sports
    Children’s Book Committee Bank Street College of Education, 2016 Best Children’s Books of the Year, Today
    YALSA 2017 Top Ten Quick Picks for Reluctant Young Adult Readers
    2016 Amelia Elizabeth Walden Award Winner
    Genre: Fic
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