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Dear Martin

Unabridged Audiobook

Written By: NIC STONE

Narrated By: Dion Graham

Publisher: Listening Library (Audio)

Date: October 2017

Duration: 4 hours 32 minutes

Summary:

"Raw and gripping." -Jason Reynolds, New York Times bestselling coauthor of All American Boys

A must-read!" -Angie Thomas, #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Hate U Give

Raw, captivating, and undeniably real, Nic Stone joins industry giants Jason Reynolds and Walter Dean Myers as she boldly tackles American race relations in this stunning debut.

Justyce McAllister is top of his class and set for the Ivy League-but none of that matters to the police officer who just put him in handcuffs. And despite leaving his rough neighborhood behind, he can't escape the scorn of his former peers or the ridicule of his new classmates.

Justyce looks to the teachings of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. for answers. But do they hold up anymore? He starts a journal to Dr. King to find out.

Then comes the day Justyce goes driving with his best friend, Manny, windows rolled down, music turned up-way up, sparking the fury of a white off-duty cop beside them. Words fly. Shots are fired. Justyce and Manny are caught in the crosshairs. In the media fallout, it's Justyce who is under attack.

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  • Meka M

    Excellent storyline! Stone really captured the struggle so many of our young black men deal with daily.

  • Retha k

    Excellent for classroom book clubs. Relevant topics. Good ending.