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For the very first time in his decades-long career writing for teens, acclaimed and beloved author Walter Dean Myers writes with a teen, Ross Workman.Kevin Johnson is thirteen years old. And heading for juvie. He's a good kid, a great friend, and a star striker for his Highland, New Jersey, soccer team. His team is competing for the State Cup, and he wants to prove he has more than just star-player potential. Kevin's never been in any serious trouble . . . until the night he ends up in jail. Enter Sergeant Brown, a cop assigned to be Kevin's mentor. If Kevin and Brown can learn to trust each other, they might be able to turn things around before it's too late.
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  • 12-17
  • Hardback | 197 pages
  • 147.32 x 210.82 x 25.4mm | 317.51g
  • Harper Teen
  • New York, NY, United States
  • English
  • 0062004905
  • 9780062004901

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Praise for Dope Sick, named a 2010 ALA Top Ten Quick Pick for Reluctant Young Adult Readers: "Rich, nuanced."--School Library Journal (starred review)
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601 ratings
3.52 out of 5 stars
5 21% (127)
4 31% (184)
3 32% (190)
2 12% (75)
1 4% (25)
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