Long Way Down: The Graphic Novel

long way down graphic novel

Jason Reynolds’s Newbery Honor, Printz Honor, and Coretta Scott King Honor–winning, #1 New York Times bestselling novel Long Way Down is now a gripping, galvanizing graphic novel, with haunting artwork by Danica Novgorodoff.

Will’s older brother, Shawn, has been shot. Dead. Will feels a sadness so great, he can’t explain it. But in his neighborhood, there are THE RULES:

No. 1: Crying. Don’t. No matter what.

No. 2: Snitching Don’t. No matter what.

No. 3: Revenge Do. No matter what.

But bullets miss. You can get the wrong guy. And there’s always someone else who knows to follow the rules…---from the publisher

208 pages                                978-1534444959                       Ages 12 and up

Keywords:  graphic novel, gun violence, Black Lives Matter, neighborhood, death and dying, choices, peer pressure, African American, African American author, diversity, diverse books, brothers, 12 year old, 13 year old, 14 year old

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