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Lockdown

by Walter Dean Myers

Reese, fourteen, is close to finishing his sentence at Progress, a juvenile delinquent facility, when a new boy comes in threatening to get him into trouble. Reese can't help himself from looking out for a younger boy while also getting to know an elderly man at Evergreen.

2011 Coretta Scott King Author Honor Book

Ages
14, 15, 16, 17, 18
Interest Level
Grades 9 - 12
Lexile Measure
730L
DRA
N/A
Guided Reading
Z+
Publisher
HRP - HARPER COLLINS PUBLISHERS
Number of Pages
272
Genre
Realistic Fiction

About the Author

Walter Dean Myers Walter Dean Myers is the beloved author of such children's and young adult books as Fallen Angels, Somewhere in the Darkness, Slam!, and Harlem, among many more. His many awards include two Newbery Honors, five Coretta Scott King Awards, and the Michael J. Printz Award.

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