Skip to main content
Long Way Down

Long Way Down

Current price: $12.99
Publication Date: January 22nd, 2020
Publisher:
Thorndike Striving Reader
ISBN:
9781432876128
Pages:
411
Usually Ships in 1 to 5 Days

A novel in verse that spans the length of time it takes for an elevator to descend, Long Way Down finds Will mourning the death of his brother and grappling with the burden of avenging his murder. Will’s grief permeates every page, from his recollections of everyday childhood memories to his encounters with other figures from his past whose lives were destroyed by gun violence. Jason Reynolds says more with a stanza than most authors can say with a chapter.

Lelia Nebeker, One More Page Books, Arlington, VA
Summer 2019 Reading Group Indie Next List

Description

Large Prints increased font size and wider line spacing maximizes reading legibility, and has been proven to advance comprehension, improve fluency, reduce eye fatigue, and boost engagement in young readers of all abilities, especially struggling, reluctant, and striving readers.