Jason Reynolds

Longlist, 2017 National Book Awards
Finalist, 2016 National Book Awards

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.
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Long Way Down

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

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. More about this book >

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Ghost

Ghost, by Jason Reynolds, book cover
ISBN 9781481450157 Atheneum Books for Young Readers / Simon & Schuster Children’s Publishing

Ghost wants to be the fastest sprinter on his elite middle school track team, but his past is slowing him down in this first electrifying novel of a brand-new series from Coretta Scott King/John Steptoe Award–winning author Jason Reynolds. More about this book >

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Jason Reynolds reads from Ghost at the 2016 National Book Awards Finalists Reading

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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. He is the author of When I Was the Greatest, Boy in the Black Suit, All American Boys (cowritten with Brendan Kiely), As Brave As YouJump Anyway, and the first two books in the Track series, Ghost and Patina.

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