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              Books by Yusef Salaam

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              Punching the Air
                

              Punching the Air (Paperback)

              By Zoboi, Ibi; Salaam, Yusef

              • RRP: $19.99
              • $18.20
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              • Internationally sourced

              From award-winning, bestselling author Ibi Zoboi and prison reform activist Yusef Salaam of the Exonerated Five comes a powerful YA novel in verse about a boy who is wrongfully incarcerated. Perfect for fans of the Noughts & Crosses series and The Hate U Give.

              ISBN 9780008422141
              Released AU 2 Sep 2020
              Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
              Interest Age Children / Young Adults
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              The Devil and Elijah Muhammad
                

              The Devil and Elijah Muhammad (Hardback)

              By Salaam, Yusef

              • RRP: $82.50
              • $57.15
              • Save $25.35
              • In Stock US

              African Studies/Theatre/Religion/History Break-ins, vandalism, hostility between two of Elijah Muhammad's top lieutenants, and now message pads are missing from Muhammad's office in his Chicago headquarters: The J. Edgar Hoover-led FBI is the primary suspect. There are plots and ...plotters, heroes who could be villains, victims who just might be perpetrators, suspects, betrayals--all stirred to an intriguing boil in this absorbing new play. --Eric Coleman, actor, director New York Beacon Your award-winning short stories, articles...are a testament to the outstanding contributions you have made over the years. --Congressman Charles B. Rangel Eldon Bullock brought insightful perspective with his role in...presenting the inner turmoil experienced by the Honorable Elijah Muhammad, including his unspoken respect for Malcolm X since their split. --Liberata Dance Theatre New Salaam play reading at the Schomburg Center is riveting. --Herb Boyd, biographer New York Amsterdam News Yusef Salaam writes passionately about the African-American experience. --New York State Senator Bill Perkins
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              ISBN 9781499047110
              Released AU 28 Nov 2016
              Publisher XLIBRIS
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              The Devil and Elijah Muhammad
                

              The Devil and Elijah Muhammad (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Salaam, Yusef

              • RRP: $55.50
              • $38.09
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              • In Stock US

              African Studies/Theatre/Religion/History Break-ins, vandalism, hostility between two of Elijah Muhammad's top lieutenants, and now message pads are missing from Muhammad's office in his Chicago headquarters: The J. Edgar Hoover-led FBI is the primary suspect. There are plots and ...plotters, heroes who could be villains, victims who just might be perpetrators, suspects, betrayals--all stirred to an intriguing boil in this absorbing new play. --Eric Coleman, actor, director New York Beacon Your award-winning short stories, articles...are a testament to the outstanding contributions you have made over the years. --Congressman Charles B. Rangel Eldon Bullock brought insightful perspective with his role in...presenting the inner turmoil experienced by the Honorable Elijah Muhammad, including his unspoken respect for Malcolm X since their split. --Liberata Dance Theatre New Salaam play reading at the Schomburg Center is riveting. --Herb Boyd, biographer New York Amsterdam News Yusef Salaam writes passionately about the African-American experience. --New York State Senator Bill Perkins
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              ISBN 9781499047127
              Released AU 28 Nov 2016
              Publisher XLIBRIS
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              Punching the Air
               

              Punching the Air (Hardback)

              By Salaam, Yusef; Zoboi, Ibi

              • RRP: $34.99
              • $29.74
              • Save $5.25
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              From award-winning, bestselling author Ibi Zoboi and prison reform activist Yusef Salaam of the Exonerated Five comes a powerful YA novel in verse about a boy who is wrongfully incarcerated. Perfect for fans of Jason Reynolds, Walter Dean Myers, and Elizabeth Acevedo. The story t...hat I thought was my life didn't start on the day I was born Amal Shahid has always been an artist and a poet. But even in a diverse art school, he's seen as disruptive and unmotivated by a biased system. Then one fateful night, an altercation in a gentrifying neighborhood escalates into tragedy. Boys just being boys turns out to be true only when those boys are white. The story that I think will be my life starts today Suddenly, at just sixteen years old, Amal's bright future is upended: he is convicted of a crime he didn't commit and sent to prison. Despair and rage almost sink him until he turns to the refuge of his words, his art. This never should have been his story. But can he change it? With spellbinding lyricism, award-winning author Ibi Zoboi and prison reform activist Yusef Salaam tell a moving and deeply profound story about how one boy is able to maintain his humanity and fight for the truth, in a system designed to strip him of both.
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              ISBN 9780062996480
              Released AU 7 Oct 2020
              Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
              Interest Age 14+ years
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              Punching the Air
                 

              Punching the Air (Library Binding, Large type / large print edition)

              By Zoboi, Ibi; Salaam, Yusef

              • RRP: $67.99
              • $41.90
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              ISBN 9781432884727
              Released AU 21 Jan 1900
              Publisher Thorndike Striving Reader
              Interest Age 13+ years
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              Punching the Air
                

              Punching the Air (Audio CD / Audio)

              By Zoboi, Ibi; Salaam, Yusef; Read by Herrise, Ethan

              • RRP: $48.99
              • $42.70
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              From award-winning, bestselling author Ibi Zoboi and prison reform activist Yusef Salaam of the Exonerated Five comes a powerful YA novel in verse about a boy who is wrongfully incarcerated. Perfect for fans of Jason Reynolds, Walter Dean Myers, and Elizabeth Acevedo. The story t...hat I thought was my life didn't start on the day I was born Amal Shahid has always been an artist and a poet. But even in a diverse art school, he's seen as disruptive and unmotivated by a biased system. Then one fateful night, an altercation in a gentrifying neighborhood escalates into tragedy. Boys just being boys turns out to be true only when those boys are white. The story that I think will be my life starts today Suddenly, at just sixteen years old, Amal's bright future is upended: he is convicted of a crime he didn't commit and sent to prison. Despair and rage almost sink him until he turns to the refuge of his words, his art. This never should have been his story. But can he change it? With spellbinding lyricism, award-winning author Ibi Zoboi and prison reform activist Yusef Salaam tell a moving and deeply profound story about how one boy is able to maintain his humanity and fight for the truth, in a system designed to strip him of both.
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              ISBN 9781799940388
              Released AU 1 Sep 2020
              Publisher HarperCollins
              Interest Age 13+ years
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              Punching the Air
                

              Punching the Air (Audio CD / Audio)

              By Zoboi, Ibi; Salaam, Yusef; Read by Herrise, Ethan

              • RRP: $74.99
              • $65.69
              • Save $9.30
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              From award-winning, bestselling author Ibi Zoboi and prison reform activist Yusef Salaam of the Exonerated Five comes a powerful YA novel in verse about a boy who is wrongfully incarcerated. Perfect for fans of Jason Reynolds, Walter Dean Myers, and Elizabeth Acevedo. The story t...hat I thought was my life didn't start on the day I was born Amal Shahid has always been an artist and a poet. But even in a diverse art school, he's seen as disruptive and unmotivated by a biased system. Then one fateful night, an altercation in a gentrifying neighborhood escalates into tragedy. Boys just being boys turns out to be true only when those boys are white. The story that I think will be my life starts today Suddenly, at just sixteen years old, Amal's bright future is upended: he is convicted of a crime he didn't commit and sent to prison. Despair and rage almost sink him until he turns to the refuge of his words, his art. This never should have been his story. But can he change it? With spellbinding lyricism, award-winning author Ibi Zoboi and prison reform activist Yusef Salaam tell a moving and deeply profound story about how one boy is able to maintain his humanity and fight for the truth, in a system designed to strip him of both.
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              ISBN 9781799940395
              Released AU 1 Sep 2020
              Publisher HarperCollins
              Interest Age 13+ years
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              Punching the Air
                

              Punching the Air (Audio CD / Audio, Library Edition)

              By Zoboi, Ibi; Salaam, Yusef; Read by Herrise, Ethan

              • RRP: $93.50
              • $82.12
              • Save $11.38
              • Backorder US

              From award-winning, bestselling author Ibi Zoboi and prison reform activist Yusef Salaam of the Exonerated Five comes a powerful YA novel in verse about a boy who is wrongfully incarcerated. Perfect for fans of Jason Reynolds, Walter Dean Myers, and Elizabeth Acevedo. The story t...hat I thought was my life didn't start on the day I was born Amal Shahid has always been an artist and a poet. But even in a diverse art school, he's seen as disruptive and unmotivated by a biased system. Then one fateful night, an altercation in a gentrifying neighborhood escalates into tragedy. Boys just being boys turns out to be true only when those boys are white. The story that I think will be my life starts today Suddenly, at just sixteen years old, Amal's bright future is upended: he is convicted of a crime he didn't commit and sent to prison. Despair and rage almost sink him until he turns to the refuge of his words, his art. This never should have been his story. But can he change it? With spellbinding lyricism, award-winning author Ibi Zoboi and prison reform activist Yusef Salaam tell a moving and deeply profound story about how one boy is able to maintain his humanity and fight for the truth, in a system designed to strip him of both.
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              ISBN 9781799940371
              Released AU 1 Sep 2020
              Publisher HarperCollins
              Interest Age 13+ years
              Availability
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