No Choirboy by Susan Kuklin audiobook

No Choirboy: Murder, Violence, and Teenagers on Death Row

By Susan Kuklin
Read by Suzanne Toren , Steven Boyer , Peter Jay Fernandez , Ty Jones , Nyambi Nyambi , Ezra Knight , Mitchell, Lizan , Ahn, Ali , and Sorensen, Chris

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5.40 Hours Unabridged
Format: Digital Download (In Stock)
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    ISBN: 9781470355814

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Imagine having everything taken away from you-permanently-with no hope of resuming a normal life. This is the case for many teenagers in America who are tried and convicted as adults for the crime of murder. Here Susan Kuklin takes you behind bars for frank interviews with a collection of young men who will spend the better part of their lives in jail. She lets them speak for themselves, providing the raw details of their incarceration and the anger, despair, and surprising hope they experience every day. Kuklin also provides an in-depth look at the American penal system, highlighting its many intricacies and inequities while focusing on capital cases involving juveniles. Chosen by School Library Journal and Kirkus Reviews as a Best Book, No Choirboy is an honest examination of a pervasive problem in America. A full cast of Recorded Books narrators captures each of these unique voices for a powerful audio experience. "Searing and provocative."-Booklist "An eye-opening account."-Horn Book Magazine, starred review

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Imagine having everything taken away from you-permanently-with no hope of resuming a normal life. This is the case for many teenagers in America who are tried and convicted as adults for the crime of murder. Here Susan Kuklin takes you behind bars for frank interviews with a collection of young men who will spend the better part of their lives in jail. She lets them speak for themselves, providing the raw details of their incarceration and the anger, despair, and surprising hope they experience every day. Kuklin also provides an in-depth look at the American penal system, highlighting its many intricacies and inequities while focusing on capital cases involving juveniles. Chosen by School Library Journal and Kirkus Reviews as a Best Book, No Choirboy is an honest examination of a pervasive problem in America. A full cast of Recorded Books narrators captures each of these unique voices for a powerful audio experience. "Searing and provocative."-Booklist "An eye-opening account."-Horn Book Magazine, starred review

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Author Bio: Susan Kuklin

Author Bio: Susan Kuklin

Susan Kuklin is the award-winning author and photographer of more than thirty books for children and young adults that span social issues and culture. Her photographs have appeared in Time, Newsweek, and the New York Times. She lives in New York City.

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Available Formats : Digital Download
Category: Nonfiction/Social Science
Runtime: 5.40
Audience: Young Adult (12–17)
Language: English