Rikers High

Rikers High

Format
Paperback
Price
$7.99
 
Additional Formats
  • Paperback
  • ISBN 9780142417782
  • 144 Pages
  • Speak
  • Teen

Overview

It started out as an innocent day for Martin, but it quickly turned into his worst nightmare-arrested for something he didn’t even mean to do. And five months later, he is still locked up in jail on Rikers Island. Just when things couldn’t get worse, Martin gets caught in a fight between two prisoners, and his face is slashed. He’s scarred forever, but one good thing comes from the attack-Martin is transferred to a part of Rikers where inmates must attend high school. When he meets his caring and understanding teacher, will Martin open up and learn from his situation? Or will he be consumed by prison and getting revenge on his attackers?

Praise

“With down-to-earth language based on his own experiences . . . Volponi captures the reader.” -VOYA

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