Tyler Johnson Was Here, Jay Coles
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Tyler Johnson Was Here

Author: Jay Coles

Narrator: JaQwan J. Kelly

Unabridged: 6 hr 45 min

Format: Digital Audiobook

Publisher: Hachette Audio

Published: 03/20/2018

Genre: Young Adult Fiction - Social Themes - Prejudice & Racism

Synopsis

A young man searches for answers after the death of his brother at the hands of police in this striking debut novel, for readers of The Hate U Give.When Marvin Johnson's twin, Tyler, goes to a party, Marvin decides to tag along to keep an eye on his brother. But what starts as harmless fun turns into a shooting, followed by a police raid.The next day, Tyler has gone missing, and it's up to Marvin to find him. But when Tyler is found dead, a video leaked online tells an even more chilling story: Tyler has been shot and killed by a police officer. Terrified as his mother unravels and mourning a brother who is now a hashtag, Marvin must learn what justice and freedom really mean.Tyler Johnson Was Here is a powerful and moving portrait of youth and family that speaks to the serious issues of today--from gun control to the Black Lives Matter movement.

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