by Walter Dean MyersPrint book : Fiction : Secondary (senior high) school  |  1st ed
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A Chilling Story!   (2010-04-21)
Alex is caught committing a robbery and is framed for committing murder as well. He is sentenced to life in Furnace Penitentiary, a maximum security prison located one mile underground. What Alex finds in Furnace is that a life sentence doesn't last long for most prisoners since they don't survive...
A realistic and distrubing picture of juvie   (2010-04-14)
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...