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Long Way Down

Long Way Down

Pressed our lips to thepavement and prayedthe boom, followed by the buzz of a bullet,didn't meet us.After Will's brother is shot in a gang crime, he knows the next steps. Only when the lift door opens, Buck walks in, Will's friend who died years ago.

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ISBN 9780571335121
Barcode 9780571335121
Published 29 August 2018 by Faber and Faber
Format Paperback, Main
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Author(s) By Reynolds, Jason
Illustrated by Priestley, Chris
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ISBN-13 9780571335121
ISBN-10 0571335128
Stock Available
Status In stock at publisher; ships 6-12 working days
Publisher Faber and Faber
Imprint Faber & Faber
Publication Date 29 August 2018
International Publication Date 2 August 2018
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Paperback, Main
Edition Main
Author(s) By Reynolds, Jason
Illustrated by Priestley, Chris
Category Fiction (Child / Teen)
Poetry & Anthologies
Fantasy & Magical Realism
English Literature: Poetry Texts & Anthologies
Number of Pages 336
Dimensions Width: 129mm
Height: 198mm
Spine: 20mm
Weight 265g
Interest Age Children
Reading Age Children
NBS Text Children's Fiction
ONIX Text Children/juvenile
Dewey Code 813.6
Catalogue Code 901820

Description of this Book

AND THEN THERE WERE SHOTSEverybodyran,ducked, hid, tuckedthemselves tight. Pressed our lips to thepavement and prayedthe boom, followed by the buzz of a bullet,didn't meet us.After Will's brother is shot in a gang crime, he knows the next steps. Don't cry. Don't snitch. Get revenge. So he gets in the lift with Shawn's gun, determined to follow The Rules. Only when the lift door opens, Buck walks in, Will's friend who died years ago. And Dani, who was shot years before that. As more people from his past arrive, Will has to ask himself if he really knows what he's doing.This haunting, lyrical, powerful verse novel will blow you away.

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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

UK Review Bertrams Star Rating: 3 stars (out of 5)

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Author's Bio

Jason Reynolds is a critically acclaimed American writer and poet and winner of the Kirkus Prize for Young Readers. From Jason: 'Here's what I know: I know there are a lot - A LOT - of young people who hate reading. I know that many of these book haters are boys. I know that many of these book-hating boys, don't actually hate books, they hate boredom. So here's what I plan to do: NOT WRITE BORING BOOKS.' This is the first of his books to be published in the UK. jasonwritesbooks.com @jasonreynolds83 Chris Priestley lives, writes, draws and paints in Cambridge. He has lived in England, Wales and Gibraltar. He left home in 1976 to go to art college in Manchester. He was there for four years before heading off to London to seek his fortune as an illustrator. He worked mainly for newspapers and magazines as an editorial illustrator, caricaturist and political cartoonist. He has always written stories, but he was an illustrator for twenty years before his first book was published. He has had at least one book published every year since and continues to illustrate as well.

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