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This is my America

Author: Kim Johnson
Publisher: New York : Random House, [2020] ©2020
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Secondary (senior high) school : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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While writing letters to Innocence X, a justice-seeking project, asking them to help her father, an innocent black man on death row, teenaged Tracy takes on another case when her brother is accused of killing his white girlfriend.
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Genre/Form: Young adult fiction
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Johnson, Kim,
This is my america
New York : Random House Children's Books, 2020.
(DLC) 2019024788
Material Type: Fiction, Secondary (senior high) school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kim Johnson
ISBN: 9780593118764 0593118766 9780593118771 0593118774
OCLC Number: 1107806758
Description: 406 pages ; 22 cm
Responsibility: Kim Johnson.

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While writing letters to Innocence X, a justice-seeking project, asking them to help her father, an innocent black man on death row, teenaged Tracy takes on another case when her brother is accused of killing his white girlfriend.

Every week Tracy Beaumont writes letters to Innocence X asking the organization to help her father, an innocent Black man on death row. After seven years, Tracy is running out of time: her dad has only 267 days left. Then the police arrive in the night, and Tracy's older brother, Jamal, goes from being a bright, promising track star to a thug on the run, accused of killing a white girl. As Tracy investigates what really happened between Jamal and Angela down at the Pike, she uncovers their Texas town's racist history. Will she prove her brother's innocence-- or cause her world to explode? -- adapted from jacket

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