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Wes Moore

Wes Moore is a social entrepreneur and a combat veteran of Afghanistan. His first book, The Other Wes Moore, was a New York Times and Wall Street Journal bestseller. He lives in his hometown of Baltimore with his wife and two children.

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Written by Donovan Livingston, Foreword by Wes Moore
Spiegel & Grau | Trade Paperback | April 2017
$10.00/13.50(Canada) | 978-0-399-59137-2 (0-399-59137-0)

An inspirational rallying call about education, race, and the true nature of equality—the Harvard Graduate School of Education convocation speech praised as “powerful” by Hillary Rodham Clinton in Teen Vogue and “inspired” by Justin Timberlake.

In emotionally charged spoken-word poetry, Livingston shares a message of hope and hard truths, declaring that education can... Read more

Discovering Wes Moore
Written by Wes Moore
Ember | Trade Paperback | September 2013
$10.99/13.99(Canada) | 978-0-385-74168-2 (0-385-74168-5)

For fans of The Wire and Unbroken comes a story of two fatherless boys from Baltimore, both named Wes Moore. One is in prison, serving a life sentence for murder. The other is a Rhodes Scholar, an army veteran, and an author whose book is being turned into a movie produced...

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Just to Live
Written by Wes Moore and Erica L. Green
One World | Hardcover | March 17, 2020
$28.00/37.00(Canada) | 978-0-525-51236-3 (0-525-51236-5)

A kaleidoscopic account of five days in the life of a city on the edge, told through seven characters on the frontlines of the uprising that overtook Baltimore and riveted the world, from the New York Times bestselling author of The Other Wes Moore.

When Freddie Gray was arrested for possessing an... Read more

The Other Wes Moore
Written by Wes Moore
Spiegel & Grau | Trade Paperback | January 2011
$16.00/21.00(Canada) | 978-0-385-52820-7 (0-385-52820-5)

The chilling truth is that his story could have been mine. The tragedy is that my story could have been his.

Two kids named Wes Moore were born blocks apart within a year of each other. Both grew up fatherless in similar Baltimore neighborhoods and had difficult childhoods; both hung out on... Read more

The Other Wes Moore
Written by Wes Moore
Spiegel & Grau | Hardcover | April 2010
$27.00/36.00(Canada) | 978-0-385-52819-1 (0-385-52819-1)

Two kids with the same name lived in the same decaying city. One went on to be a Rhodes Scholar, decorated combat veteran, White House Fellow, and business leader. The other is serving a life sentence in prison. Here is the story of two boys and the journey of a generation.
In... Read more

This Way Home
Written by Wes Moore and Shawn Goodman
Ember | Trade Paperback | November 2016
$9.99/13.99(Canada) | 978-0-385-74170-5 (0-385-74170-7)

“Brimming with hard realities about the choices we make, the friendships we keep, and the unlikely allies we find along the way, this affecting novel helps to fill the gaping hole left by Walter Dean Myers’s passing.” Booklist
“A taut, haunting tragedy.” —Kirkus Reviews
One young man searches for a place... Read more

The Work
Written by Wes Moore
Spiegel & Grau | Trade Paperback | July 2015
$17.00/23.00(Canada) | 978-0-8129-8384-5 (0-8129-8384-X)

The acclaimed author of The Other Wes Moore continues his inspirational quest for a meaningful life and shares the powerful lessons—about self-discovery, service, and risk-taking—that led him to a new definition of success for our times.
The Work is the story of how one young man traced a path through... Read more

The Master Plan
Written by Chris Wilson and Bret Witter, Foreword by Wes Moore
G.P. Putnam's Sons | Trade Paperback | February 4, 2020
$17.00/23.00(Canada) | 978-0-7352-1559-7 (0-7352-1559-6)

"The Master Plan is less of a road map and more of a philosophy that we should all take to heart: We are all better than our worst decision, our sense of justice should honor the redemptive possibilities inherent in every person, and our destinies are truly intertwined."--Wes Moore, author of... Read more

The Master Plan
Written by Chris Wilson and Bret Witter, Foreword by Wes Moore
G.P. Putnam's Sons | Hardcover | February 2019
$27.00/36.00(Canada) | 978-0-7352-1558-0 (0-7352-1558-8)

The inspiring, instructive, and ultimately triumphant memoir of a man who used hard work and a Master Plan to turn a life sentence into a second chance.

Growing up in a tough Washington, D.C., neighborhood, Chris Wilson was so afraid for his life he wouldn't leave the house without a gun. One... Read more