Long Way Down

Longlist, National Book Awards 2017 for Young People's Literature

Long Way Down by Jason Reynolds book cover
ISBN 9781481438254
Atheneum/Caitlyn Dlouhy Books / Simon & Schuster
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Jason Reynolds

Jason Reynolds is a New York Times bestselling author, a National Book Award Finalist, a Kirkus Award winner, a Walter Dean Myers Award winner, an NAACP Image Award Winner, and the recipient of multiple Coretta Scott King honors. More about this author >

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An ode to Put the Damn Guns Down, this is National Book Award Finalist and New York Times bestseller Jason Reynolds’s fiercely stunning novel that takes place in sixty potent seconds—the time it takes a kid to decide whether or not he’s going to murder the guy who killed his brother.