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- Walter Dean Myers ; illustrations by Christopher Myers
- trueTeenage murder suspects
- trueRealistic fiction
- trueBooks for reluctant readers
- trueAfrican American fiction
- trueTrials (Murder)
- trueTrials (Murder) -- Drama
- trueTeenage prisoners
- trueSixteen-year-old boys
- trueAfrican Americans -- Drama
- Prisons -- Drama
- trueAfrican-American teenage prisoners
- Self-perception -- Drama
- Steve Harmon, a teenage boy in juvenile detention and on trial. Presented as a screenplay of Steve's own imagination, and peppered with journal entries, the book shows how one single decision can change our whole lives
- While on trial as an accomplice to a murder, sixteen-year-old Steve Harmon records his experiences in prison and in the courtroom in the form of a film script as he tries to come to terms with the course his life has taken
- Booklist Editors’ Choice: Books for Youth, 1999
- Isinglass Teen Read Award (New Hampshire), 2002-2003.
- Kentucky Bluegrass Award for Grades 9-12, 2002.
- Michael L. Printz Award, 2000.
- New York Times Notable Children's Book, 1999
- YALSA Best Books for Young Adults, 2000
- YALSA Popular Paperbacks for Young Adults, 2015.
- YALSA Quick Picks for Reluctant Young Adult Readers, 2000
- Awards note
- Michael L. Printz Award, 2000; Coretta Scott King Award honor book; National Book Award finalist.
- Dewey number
- no index present
- Literary form
- non fiction
- Target audience
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