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Viking, 2006 - Juvenile Fiction - 199 pages
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Clay is committed to cleaning up his act. He's at Daytop, a drug treatment facility, working towards getting his GED and kicking his drug habit. Then one day his estranged cousin, Addison, shows up at the program. Addison's a bigger, bolder version of Clay: he's older, he's into harder drugs, and he's in more trouble.That trouble comes to a head one tragic night on a rooftop when Addison is shot by the police as Clay stands just a few steps away. Addison wasn't armed. He didn't deserve to die. But was he completely innocent? And what will prove more difficult for Clay—living a lie, or facing the truth?

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User Review  - Dax Winton - Goodreads

I liked the book but it just was not for me it talked a lot about drugs and it didn't seem that interesting to read. There were some good parts of the book,but most of the book was not interesting it was not what i was expecting. Read full review

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User Review  - Cobe Scroggins - Goodreads

This is a very good book. Its about a kid who goes to rehab and goes through a lot at the time Read full review

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Paul Volponi is the author of the critically acclaimed young adult novel Black & White. From 1992 to 1998, he taught adolescents on Rikers Island in New York City to read and write. Mr. Volponi worked at a day treatment center like Daytop teaching students and helping them prepare for the GED. Mr. Volponi lives in New York City.

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