Will just witnessed his older brother being gunned down. So many emotions running through his head including planning to avenge his brother’s killer. Taking the elevator from the 8th floor of his apartment building armed with a gun, the reader gets a front row seat inside the elevator with Will during this emotional edge of your seat ride down to the ground floor. Will he kill the man that murdered his brother? Or will he change his mind? Told in short, fierce staccato narrative verse, Long Way Down is a fast and furious, dazzlingly brilliant look at teenage gun violence, as could only be told by Jason Reynolds.
Long Way Down by Jason Reynolds is our next book selection. Enjoy!