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Jason Reynolds

Biography

Jason Reynolds

Jason Reynolds is crazy. About stories. He is a New York Times bestselling author, a National Book Award Honoree, a Kirkus Award winner, a Walter Dean Myers Award winner, an NAACP Image Award Winner, and the recipient of multiple Coretta Scott King honors. His debut novel was WHEN I WAS THE GREATEST and was followed by BOY IN THE BLACK SUIT and ALL AMERICAN BOYS (cowritten with Brendan Kiely); AS BRAVE AS YOU; JUMP ANYWAY; and the first two books in the Track series, GHOST and PATINA.

Jason Reynolds

Books by Jason Reynolds

Written by Jason Reynolds with illustrations by Kadir Nelson. - Adventure, Comic Books, Fiction, Superhero , Young Adult 12+

Miles Morales is just your average teenager: chilling out playing video games with his best friend, crushing on beautiful poet Alicia. He's even got a scholarship at the prestigious Brooklyn Visions Academy. Oh yeah, and he's Spider Man. When a misunderstanding leads to his suspension from school, Miles begins to question his abilities, but he can't shake the nightmares that continue to haunt him or the relentless buzz of his spidey-sense every day in history class, amidst his teacher's lectures. After his scholarship is threatened, Miles uncovers a chilling plot, one that puts his friends, his neighborhood and himself at risk. It's time for Miles to suit up.

by Jason Reynolds - Fiction, Young Adult 12+

An ode to Put the Damn Guns Down, this is National Book Award finalist and New York Times bestseller Jason Reynolds’ fiercely stunning novel that takes place in 60 potent seconds --- the time it takes a kid to decide whether or not he’s going to murder the guy who killed his brother. 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.

by Jason Reynolds - Fiction, Young Adult 12+

In Bed Stuy, New York, a small misunderstanding can escalate into having a price on your head --- even if you’re totally clean. This gritty, triumphant debut captures the heart and the hardship of life for an urban teen.