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Walter Dean Myers
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Walter Dean Myers

Scorpions

Hardcover (Amistad June 20, 1988) , 1st edition

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 Honor Book
Notable Children's Books of 1988 (ALA)
1988 Best Books for Young Adults (ALA)
1989 Recommended Books for Reluctant Young Adult Readers (ALA)
The USA Through Children's Books 1990 (ALA)
Young Adult Choices for 1990 (IRA)
1989 Judy Lopez Children's Books Award, Honorable Mention
Children's Books of 1988 (Library of Congress)
1989 Books for the Teen Age (NY Public Library)

ISBN
0060243643 / 9780060243647
Pages
224
Weight
14.1 oz.
Dimensions
5.5 x 0.8 in.

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