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Death of Jayson Porter, The

Death of Jayson Porter, The

ISBN: 1423106911

Title: Death of Jayson Porter, The

Author: Jaime Adoff

KDL Description:

Teen Adoff

Sixteen-year-old Jayson Porter wants to believe things will get better. But the harsh realities of his life never seem to change. Living in the inland-Florida projects with his abusive mother, he tries unsuccessfully to fit in at his predominately white school, while struggling to maintain even a thread of a relationship with his drug-addicted father.

Amazon Description:
Sixteen-year-old Jayson Porter wants to believe things will get better. But the harsh realities of his life never seem to change. Living in the inland-Florida projects with his abusive mother, he tries unsuccessfully to fit in at his predominately white school, while struggling to maintain even a thread of a relationship with his drug-addicted father. As the pressure mounts, there’s only one thing Jayson feels he has control over-the choice of whether to live or die.

In this powerful, grippingĀ novel, Coretta Scott King Award-winning author Jaime Adoff explores the harsh reality of a teenager’s life, giving hope even in the bleakest of hours.