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Scorpions, 25th Anniversary Edition

 
 
 
 
Scorpions, 25th Anniversary Edition
Author: Walter Dean Myers
ISBN 13: 9780064406239
ISBN 10: 64406237
Edition: 25th Anniversary ed.
Publisher: Amistad
Publication Date: 2013-04-23
Format: Paperback
Pages: 216
List Price: $9.99
 
 

Bad Trouble Lately everybody's messing with Jamal. His teachers, the kids at school, even his dad. And now that Jamal's brother Randy's in the slam, Crazy Mack has a crazy idea. He wants Jamal to take control of the Scorpions and run crack.

All the gang jive--Jamal has no use for it. Unless, like some say, it's the only way to cop the bread for Randy's appeal...

The story of twelve-year-old Jamal, whose life changes drastically when he acquires a gun. Though he survives the experience, it's not without sacrificing his innocence and possibly his relationship with his best friend.

1989 Newbery Award Committee

A book honored for its honesty, realism, and vitality.