Discovering wes moore (the young adult adaptation) / Wes Moore.
- ISBN: 9780375986703 (electronic bk)
- Physical Description: 1 online resource
- Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : [publisher not identified], 2012.
For fans of The Wire and Unbroken comes a story of two fatherless boys from Baltimore, both named Wes Moore. One is in prison, serving a life sentence for murder. The other is a Rhodes Scholar, an army veteran, and an author whose book is being turned into a movie produced by Oprah Winfrey.Two men. One overcame adversity. The other suffered the indignities of poverty. Their stories are chronicled in Discovering Wes Moore, a book for young people based on Wes Moore's bestselling adult memoir, The Other Wes Moore. The story of "the other Wes Moore" is one that the author couldn't get out of his mind, not since he learned that another boy with his name--just two years his senior--grew up in the same Baltimore neighborhood. He wrote that boy--now a man--a letter, not expecting to receive a reply. But a reply came, and a friendship grew, as letters turned into visits and the two men got to know each other. Eventually,...
|Target Audience Note:||
Text Difficulty 4 - Text Difficulty 5
MG+/Upper middle grades (6th-12th)
6 ATOS Level
Electronic reproduction. New York : Delacorte Books for Young Readers, 2012. Requires OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 1846 KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB).
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