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Kindness for Weakness

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· Delacorte Books for Young Readers
· Hardcover Library Binding · May 14, 2013 · $19.99 · 978-0-375-99102-8 (0-375-99102-6)
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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