FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY.Lockdown explores an unlikely friendship between 14 -year-old Progress inmate Reese and a man he meets through his work program at a local senior citizens' home. When Mr. Hooft is finally able to open up about his harrowing past, he gives Reese a way to reenvision his own future.
Shelfari edited the description of Lockdown Friday, December 21, 2012.
Walter Dean Myers is a New York Times bestselling author and a five-time winner of the Coretta Scott King Award, and he has received the Margaret A. Edwards Award for his contribution to young adult literature. His picture books include patrol: An American Soldier in Vietnam , I've Seen the Promised Land: The Life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. , and Malcolm X: A Fire Burning Brightly . Mr. Myers lives with his family in Jersey City, New Jersey.
Shelfari edited the description of Lockdown Wednesday, October 7, 2009.