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Author: Walter Dean Myers
Publisher: New York : HarperTeen/Amistad, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : Secondary (senior high) school : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Teenage Reese, serving time at a juvenile detention facility, gets a lesson in making it through hard times from an unlikely friend with a harrowing past.
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Genre/Form: Young adult fiction
Dust jackets (Bindings)
Authors' autographs (Provenance)
Coretta Scott King Award (Author): Honor book
Fiction
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Myers, Walter Dean, 1937-
Lockdown.
New York : Amistad, c2010
(OCoLC)734933224
Material Type: Fiction, Secondary (senior high) school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Walter Dean Myers
ISBN: 9780061214806 0061214809 9780061214813 0061214817 9780061214820 0061214825
OCLC Number: 311074969
Awards: Coretta Scott King Author Honor Book, 2011
Description: 247 p. ; 19 cm.
Responsibility: Walter Dean Myers.

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"New York Times"-bestselling author Myers takes readers into the world of Progress juvenile detention facility. Is it possible for 14-year-old Reese to get a second chance when he's treated like a  Read more...

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"A moving tale of a kid who may have made a mistake but who still deserves the modest future he seeks. Refreshingly avoids clich?."--Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books (starred review)

 
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A realistic and distrubing picture of juvie

by AnchorageSchools (WorldCat user published 2010-04-14) Excellent Permalink

Myers has written another book that goes to the heart of an issue.  Reese has landed himself in a detention center but is allowed out on a work detail.  He has to stay on the right path or he's not getting out.  This book does an excellent job of creating a realistic and distrubing...
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