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Kindness for Weakness

By Shawn Goodman, 1970-

In an environment where kindness equals weakness, how do those who care survive?


A Tayshas Reading List Pick
An  ALA-YALSA Best Fiction for Young Adults Book
 
“Shawn Goodman takes us inside the gritty world of our juvenile justice system with the verve of a master storyteller.” —Jordan Sonnenblick, author of Drums, Girls & Dangerous Pie
 
“A gripping story of a boy’s climb to manhood on his own terms.” —Paul Volponi, author of The Final Four
 
“The reader will be seized by [the boy’s] plight and his determination not only to survive, but to better himself.” —Todd Strasser, author of Give a Boy a Gun
 
Kindness for Weakness is a daring, dazzling leap into the dark passage that is the journey to manhood.” —Paul Griffin, author of The Orange Houses
 
“Gripping action, gritty dialogue, vivid characters, and palpable tension permeate the brief chapters of James’s powerful, honest, compelling narrative.” —School Library Journal

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Kindness for weakness

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9780385743242


Format: Book
Author: Goodman, Shawn, 1970-
Summary: A fifteen-year-old boy from an abusive home desperately seeking his older brother's love and approval starts pushing drugs for him and suffers the consequences.
Title: Kindness for weakness / Shawn Goodman.
Publisher Date: New York : Delacorte Press, c2013.
Subject: Drug dealers -- Teen fiction. Brothers -- Teen fiction. Self-esteem -- Teen fiction.
Isbn: 9780385743242 (hc : alk. paper) 0385743246 (hc : alk. paper) 9780375991028 (glb : alk. paper) 0375991026 (glb : alk. paper) 9780307982070 (ebook : alk. paper) 0307982076 (ebook : alk. paper) 9780385743259 (tr. pbk. : alk. paper) 0385743254 (tr. pbk. : alk. paper)
Current Holds: 0
System Items Available: 2
System Items Total: 3
Call Number: TF Goodman
Oclc: 794555728
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Bib Id: 438142

Format: Book
Author: Goodman, Shawn, 1970-
Summary: A fifteen-year-old boy from an abusive home desperately seeking his older brother's love and approval starts pushing drugs for him and suffers the consequences.
Title: Kindness for weakness / Shawn Goodman.
Edition: 1st ed.
Publisher, Date: New York : Delacorte Press, c2013.
Description: 261 p. ; 22 cm.
Subjects: Drug dealers -- Teen fiction.
Subjects: Brothers -- Teen fiction.
Subjects: Self-esteem -- Teen fiction.
LCCN: 2012015772
ISBN: 9780385743242 (hc : alk. paper)
ISBN: 0385743246 (hc : alk. paper)
ISBN: 9780375991028 (glb : alk. paper)
ISBN: 0375991026 (glb : alk. paper)
ISBN: 9780307982070 (ebook : alk. paper)
ISBN: 0307982076 (ebook : alk. paper)
ISBN: 9780385743259 (tr. pbk. : alk. paper)
ISBN: 0385743254 (tr. pbk. : alk. paper)
Requests: 0
Available Copies: 2
Total Copies: 3
Call Number: TF Goodman