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Trell

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Pub. Date:
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From the co-author of Black Mass comes a gripping YA novel inspired by the true story of a young man's false imprisonment for murder -- and those who fought to free him. On a hot summer night in the late 1980s, in the Boston neighborhood of Roxbury, a twelve-year-old African-American girl was sitting on a mailbox talking with her friends when she became the innocent victim of gang-related gunfire. Amid public outcry, an immediate manhunt was on to catch the murderer, and a young African-American man was quickly apprehended, charged, and -- wrongly -- convicted of the crime. Dick Lehr, a former reporter for the Boston Globe 's famous Spotlight Team who investigated this case for the newspaper, now turns the story into Trell, a page-turning novel about the daughter of an imprisoned man who persuades a reporter and a lawyer to help her prove her father's innocence. What pieces of evidence might have been overlooked? Can they manage to get to the truth before a dangerous character from the neighborhood gets to them?
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ISBN:
9780763692759
9780763697716
Reading Level:
MG+
Level 4.8, 11 Points
Lexile measure:
HL: High-Low 750L
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Full title trell
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Last Update 2018-05-27 23:11:12PM
Last Indexed 2018-05-28 02:47:24AM

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subject_facet Boston (Mass.) -- Fiction, Gangs -- Fiction, Judicial error -- Fiction, Legal fiction (Literature), Novels, Thrillers (Fiction)
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title_short Trell
title_sub
topic_facet Gangs, Judicial error, Suspense, Young Adult Fiction, Young Adult Literature