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Kindness for Weakness by Shawn Goodman
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Kindness for Weakness

by Shawn Goodman

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James starts making deliveries to help out his brother. Refusing to turn his brother in when he is caught, he is sentenced to one year in a juvenile detention facility where the guards are known for their cruelty and violence. A relative innocent in this world, he has a difficult time finding his way, until doing the right thing puts him in the way of the most violent of the guards. ( )
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“In the spirit of [Walter Dean Myers’s] Monster meeting  The Catcher in the Rye, Goodman’s masterful story will remain with the reader long after the last page, echoing the raw truth that perhaps a real man is one who is both brave and scared.” —Ruta Sepetys, author of Between Shades of Gray


In an environment where kindness equals weakness, how do those who care survive?

Shawn Goodman will capture your heart with this gritty, honest, and moving story about a boy struggling to learn about friendship, brotherhood, and manhood in a society where violence is the answer to every problem.

(retrieved from Amazon Mon, 30 Sep 2013 13:27:20 -0400)

A fifteen-year-old boy from an abusive home desperately seeking his older brother's love and approval starts pushing drugs for him and suffers the consequences.

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