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The Resource Just Mercy (Adapted for Young Adults) : A True Story of the Fight for Justice., Bryan Stevenson, (electronic resource)

Just Mercy (Adapted for Young Adults) : A True Story of the Fight for Justice., Bryan Stevenson, (electronic resource)

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Just Mercy (Adapted for Young Adults) : A True Story of the Fight for Justice.
Title
Just Mercy (Adapted for Young Adults)
Title remainder
A True Story of the Fight for Justice.
Statement of responsibility
Bryan Stevenson
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Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In this young adult adaptation of the acclaimed bestseller Just Mercy, which the New York Times calls "as compelling as To Kill a Mockingbird, and in some ways more so," Bryan Stevenson delves deep into the broken U.S. justice system, detailing from his personal experience his many challenges and efforts as a lawyer and social advocate, especially on behalf of America's most rejected and marginalized people.AS SEEN ON CBS THIS MORNING!In this very personal work?proceeds of which will go to charity?Bryan Stevenson recounts many and varied stories of his work as a lawyer in the U.S. criminal justice system on behalf of those in society who have experienced some type of discrimination and/or have been wrongly accused of a crime and who deserve a powerful advocate and due justice under the law.Through the Equal Justice Initiative (EJI), an organization Stevenson founded as a young lawyer and for which he currently serves as Executive Director, this important work continues. EJI strives to end mass incarceration and excessive punishment in the United States, working to protect basic human rights for the most vulnerable people in American society.A NEW YORK PUBLIC LIBRARY BEST BOOK OF 2018A KIRKUS REVIEWS BEST BOOK OF 2018PRAISE FOR JUST MERCY: A TRUE STORY OF THE FIGHT FOR JUSTICE:"It's really exciting that young people are getting a version tailored for them." ?Salon"A deeply moving collage of true stories. . . . This is required reading." ?Kirkus Reviews, STARRED REVIEW"Compassionate and compelling, Stevenson's narrative is also unforgettable." ?Booklist, STARRED REVIEWPRAISE FOR JUST MERCY: A STORY OF JUSTICE AND REDEMPTION:"Important and compelling." ?Pulitzer Prize-winning author TRACY KIDDER"Gripping. . . . What hangs in the balance is nothing less than the soul of a great nation." ?DESMOND TUTU, Nobel Peace Prize Laureate"Inspiring and powerful." ?#1 New York Times bestselling author JOHN GRISHAM
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TEFOD
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Stevenson, Bryan
Index
no index present
Intended audience
  • Text Difficulty 6 - Text Difficulty 8
  • 1040
Intended audience source
Lexile
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Young Adult Nonfiction
  • Equality before the law
  • Criminal justice, Administration of
  • Sentences (Criminal procedure)
  • Social reformers
  • Lawyers
  • Equality before the law
  • Criminal justice, Administration of
  • Sentences (Criminal procedure)
  • Social reformers
  • Lawyers
  • Law
  • Politics
  • Sociology
  • United States
Label
Just Mercy (Adapted for Young Adults) : A True Story of the Fight for Justice., Bryan Stevenson, (electronic resource)
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online resource
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rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
22 cm
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unknown
Extent
  • 1 online resource
  • 277 pages
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780525580058
Isbn Type
(electronic bk)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
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aabc3984-be28-4ced-a920-466a6822cfc4
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ODN0003900668
Label
Just Mercy (Adapted for Young Adults) : A True Story of the Fight for Justice., Bryan Stevenson, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
22 cm
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
  • 1 online resource
  • 277 pages
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780525580058
Isbn Type
(electronic bk)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
aabc3984-be28-4ced-a920-466a6822cfc4
Specific material designation
remote
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ODN0003900668
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