How It Went Downby Kekla Magoon
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African American teen Tariq Johnson has been shot and killed by Jack Franklin, a white man, after exiting a convenience store. This is the only fact known for certain by the media and investigating officials. Community members, friends, family, eyewitnesses, and police all give their accounts of how it went down, each providing pieces of conflicting stories in this complex novel.

336 pgs. - ISBN: 9780805098693

AR Quiz No. 170202, IL: UG, BL: 4, AR Pts: 8

Keywords: African American interest, realistic fiction, 2015 Coretta Scott King honor book, YALSA 2015 Notable Book

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