Long Way Down: The Graphic Novel

Long Way Down: The Graphic Novel


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Jason Reynolds's Newbery Honor, Printz Honor, and Coretta Scott King Honor–winning, #1 New York Times bestselling novel Long Way Down is now a gripping, galvanizing graphic novel, with haunting artwork by Danica Novgorodoff.
Will's older brother, Shawn, has been shot.
Will feels a sadness so great, he can't explain it. But in his neighborhood, there are THE RULES:

No. 1: Crying.
No matter what.

No. 2: Snitching
No matter what.

No. 3: Revenge
No matter what.

But bullets miss. You can get the wrong guy. And there's always someone else who knows to follow the rules...

Title:Long Way Down: The Graphic Novel
Edition Language:English
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    Long Way Down: The Graphic Novel Reviews

  • Bookishrealm

    Anyone who knows me just a little knows exactly how I feel about Long Way Down. I read it for the first time this year and it was AMAZING. Reynolds utilizes this story to capture the discussion around...

  • Paul Bryant

    The rules in this neighborhood are - in the event of a loved one being murdered - 1. No crying; 2. No snitching; 3. nearest male relative to the victim must kill the killer, no argument. The first two...

  • Katie Colson

    4.5 ✨Now I'm kicking myself that I didn't read the book first. This is so beautiful and heart breaking.This is about a boy who's brother is shot. He believes he knows who did it and the rules of his...

  • destiny ??? [howling libraries]

    I loved the original version of Long Way Down, so I was excited to check out this new rendition, and I have to say I'm really loving the way this story was re-imagined for this graphic novel. The wate...

  • Colleen Fauchelle

    I read the story version of this last year and loved it and the graphic novel is just as good and a very effective way to tell this important story. This book should be in all Schools around the world...

  • Emma

    It's always a struggle for me to rate graphic novels, so I'm going to leave it unrated for now. I read Long Way Down as an audiobook last year and it blew me away. It was such a haunting, unforgettabl...

  • Basic B's Guide

    Heartbreaking, poignant and unforgettable. I listened to this on audio earlier this year and have been anxiously waiting to see this story come to life as a graphic novel. It does not disappoint. A MU...

  • Alicia

    I think there was a reason I hadn't gotten my hands on a galley ahead of time and seemed to wait FOREVER to get it delivered to the high school. It's because I needed to be able to sit with it at nigh...

  • Emily

    When I first read Long Way Down I loved it... then I listened to the audio book and I realized there were things that I didn’t pick up on the first time... the emphasis that were important to the na...

  • Deb (Readerbuzz) Nance

    Long Way Down: The Graphic Novel may be the best graphic novel adaptation I have read. I loved Long Way Down, but I LOVED LWD:The Graphic Novel. A powerful story of violence and the perpetuation of vi...