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The Death of Jayson Porter

The Death of Jayson Porter

(2008)
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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, gripping 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.

 
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Hardback Editions

April 2008 : USA Hardback
Title: The Death of Jayson Porter
Author(s): Jaime Adoff
ISBN: 1-4231-0691-1 / 978-1-4231-0691-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Jump At The Sun
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

Paperback Editions

August 2009 : USA Paperback
Title: The Death of Jayson Porter
Author(s): Jaime Adoff
ISBN: 1-4231-0692-X / 978-1-4231-0692-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Jump At The Sun
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   



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