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

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Henry Holt and Company (BYR), Aug 5, 2008 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 224 pages
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No Choirboy takes readers inside America’s prisons, and allows inmates sentenced to death as teenagers to speak for themselves. In their own voices—raw and uncensored—they talk about their lives in prison, and share their thoughts and feelings about how they ended up there. Susan Kuklin also gets inside the system, exploring capital punishment itself and the intricacies and inequities of criminal justice in the United States.

This is a searing, unforgettable read, and one that could change the way we think about crime and punishment. No Choirboy: Murder, Violence, and Teenagers on Death Row is a 2009 Bank Street - Best Children's Book of the Year.

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

User Review  - Wendy Heredia - Goodreads

In "No Choirboy: Murder, Violence, and Teenagers on Death Row" By Susan Kuklin the authors message is that Teenagers should not be eligible for death row if they are under 18. And to think about what ... Read full review

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

User Review  - Gail Pritchard - Goodreads

I found this a fascinating read; however, I was left feeling that it was an "incomplete" read. I found the organization a bit baffling and wanted there to be a clearer linkage between these compelling ... Read full review

About the author (2008)

Susan Kuklin is the author of nonfiction books for young adults and children. She is also a professional photographer whose photographs have appeared in Time, Newsweek, and The New York Times. She and her husband live in New York City.

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