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Dear Martin

Stone, Nic. Book - 2017 Teen Fiction / Stone, Nic, Teen Book / Fiction / Social Issues / Stone, Nic 6 On Shelf No requests on this item Community Rating: 4.4 out of 5

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"Justyce McAllister is top of his class at Braselton Prep, captain of the debate team, and set for an Ivy League school next year- but none of that matters to the police officer who just put him in handcuffs. He's eventually released without charges (or an apology), but the incident rattles him. Despite leaving his rough neighborhood, he can't seem to escape the scorn of his former peers or the attitude of his new classmates. The only exception: Sarah Jane, Justyce's gorgeous -and white- debate partner he wishes he didn't have a thing for. Justyce has studied the teachings of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. But do they hold up now? He starts a journal to Dr. King to find out. Then Justyce goes driving with his best friend, Manny, windows rolled down, music turned up. Much to the fury of the white off-duty cop beside them. Words fly, Shots are fired. And Justyce and Manny are caught in the crosshairs In the media fallout, it's Justyce who is under attack."--book jacket
Writing letters to the late Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., seventeen-year-old college-bound Justyce McAllister struggles to face the reality of race relations today and how they are shaping him.

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A must read for teens submitted by flemingj on July 11, 2018, 9:22am Very powerful! Really explores what it is liked to be judged
by the color of your skin and NOT the content to your character.

Lasting Impression submitted by mlrober on July 8, 2019, 5:04pm Very insightful book

Well written, great characters, compelling story submitted by Susan4Pax -prev. sueij- on June 18, 2022, 11:42pm This young adult novel feels like the male counterpart to Angie Thomas’ _The Hate U Give_, giving the perspective of a Black male prep school high school senior who is doing everything “right” but for the first time comes up-close and personal face-to-face with what it means to not only BE Black but be SEEN as Black. The story takes a couple of turns that I didn’t expect, covers different ground than Thomas’ book, and is overall another phenomenal ‘see the world from someone else’s perspective’ book. Well written, great characters, compelling story, and highly recommended.

Short and made me cry submitted by mintaroni on July 7, 2022, 2:15pm Short but packs a lot of emotion and perspective. I recommend it for anyone who wants to put themselves in a young black mans shoes.

Don't miss this one! submitted by ahlalejini on July 21, 2022, 9:19am Such an excellent story and don't miss the companion book, Dear Justyce. They are both phenomenal

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PUBLISHED
New York : Crown, [2017]
Year Published: 2017
Description: 210 pages ; 22 cm
Language: English
Format: Book

ISBN/STANDARD NUMBER
9781101939499
9781101939529

SUBJECTS
King, Martin Luther, -- Jr., -- 1929-1968 -- Fiction.
Race relations -- Fiction.
Racism -- Fiction.
Racial profiling in law enforcement -- Fiction.
Police brutality -- Fiction.
African Americans -- Fiction.
Letters -- Fiction.