Praise for DEAR JUSTYCE:
An NPR Best Book of the Year!
A Bank Street Best Children’s Book of the Year!
“An unforgettable tour de force of social-justice and activist literature.” —Booklist, starred review
“A powerful, raw must-read told through the lens of a Black boy ensnared by our broken criminal justice system.” —Kirkus Reviews, starred review
“Stone tackles the American juvenile justice system and its unjust persecution of Black boys in this gritty, powerful sequel to Dear Martin.” —Publishers Weekly, starred review
“This book expands the conversation about systemic racism to include young men of color who don’t fit the demands of respectability politics…. A nuanced perspective on the juvenile justice system.” —SLJ
“[An] emotionally intense follow-up to the William C. Morris Debut Award finalist Dear Martin.” —Shelf Awareness
“Teens can relate to the feelings of alienation, loneliness, and confusion that lead Quan to make many of the choices that he does, even as the book explores the various ways our current justice system disenfranchises young people of color.” —The Horn Book
“[This] layered, painfully timely sequel about racism, police brutality, and incarceration will hit you hard.” —Hello Giggles
Praise for DEAR MARTIN:
“Powerful, wrenching.” —John Green, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Turtles All the Way Down
“Absolutely incredible, honest, gut-wrenching. A must read!” —Angie Thomas, #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Hate U Give
“Raw and gripping.” —Jason Reynolds, New York Times bestselling author of Long Way Down