Will feels a sadness so great, he can't explain it. But in his neighborhood, there are THE RULES: No. 1: Crying.
No matter what. No. 2: Snitching
No matter what. No. 3: Revenge
No matter what. But bullets miss. You can get the wrong guy. And there's always someone else who knows to follow the rules...
Author: Jason Reynolds
Publisher: Atheneum Books
Binding Type: Hardcover
Size: 9.10h x 6.70w x 0.90d
Age Range: 13-17
Reading Level: 3.3
Point Value: 1
Interest Level: Upper Grade
Quiz #/Name: 510029 / Long Way Down (Graphic Novel)
Kirkus Reviews 09/01/2020
School Library Journal 10/01/2020 pg. 90
Bulletin of Ctr for Child Bks 10/01/2020 - Book Of Special Distinction
Booklist 10/15/2020 pg. 39
Shelf Awareness 11/17/2020
Horn Book Magazine 01/01/2021 pg. 114
Hornbook Guide to Children 01/01/2021 - Outstanding, Noteworthy In Style
About the Author
Jason Reynolds is a #1 New York Times bestselling author, a Newbery Award Honoree, a Printz Award Honoree, a two-time National Book Award finalist, a Kirkus Award winner, a Carnegie Medal winner, a two-time Walter Dean Myers Award winner, an NAACP Image Award Winner, and the recipient of multiple Coretta Scott King honors. He's also the 2020-2021 National Ambassador for Young People's Literature. His many books include All American Boys (cowritten with Brendan Kiely), When I Was the Greatest, The Boy in the Black Suit, Stamped, As Brave as You, For Every One, the Track series (Ghost, Patina, Sunny, and Lu), Look Both Ways, and Long Way Down, which received a Newbery Honor, a Printz Honor, and a Coretta Scott King Honor. He lives in Washington, DC. You can find his ramblings at JasonWritesBooks.com.