When sixteen-year-old Tariq Johnson dies from two gunshot wounds, his community is thrown into an uproar. Tariq was black. The shooter, Jack Franklin, is white. In the aftermath of Tariq's death, everyone has something to say, but no two accounts of the events line up. Day by day, new twists further obscure the truth. Tariq's friends, family, and community struggle to make sense of the tragedy, and to cope with the hole left behind when a life is cut short. In their own words, they grapple for a way to say with certainty: This is how it went down.Learn More
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Winner of the 2015 In the Margins Book Award for Fiction
One of Kirkus Reviews’ Best Books of 2014 for Teens
Named an Honor Book for the 2015 Coretta Scott King Award
A BookPage Top Pick for Teens
|Available Formats :||Digital Download, CD|
|Audience:||Young Adult (12–17)|
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