The Resource Just mercy : adapted for young adults : a true story of the fight for justice, Bryan Stevenson

Just mercy : adapted for young adults : a true story of the fight for justice, Bryan Stevenson

Label
Just mercy : adapted for young adults : a true story of the fight for justice
Title
Just mercy
Title remainder
adapted for young adults : a true story of the fight for justice
Statement of responsibility
Bryan Stevenson
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • "In this young adult adaptation of the acclaimed bestselling Just Mercy, which the New York Times calls "as compelling as To Kill a Mockingbird, and in some ways more so," Bryan Stevenson delves deep into the broken U.S. justice system, detailing from his personal experience his many challenges and efforts as a lawyer and social advocate, especially on behalf of America's most rejected and marginalized people. In this very personal work--proceeds of which will go to charity--Bryan Stevenson recounts many and varied stories of his work as a lawyer in the U.S. criminal justice system on behalf of those in society who have experienced some type of discrimination and/or have been wrongly accused of a crime and who deserve a powerful advocate and due justice under the law. Through the Equal Justice Initiative (EJI), an organization Stevenson founded as a young lawyer and for which he currently serves as Executive Director, this important work continues. EJI strives to end mass incarceration and excessive punishment in the United States, working to protect basic human rights for the most vulnerable people in American society. Praise for Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption: "Important and compelling."--TRACY KIDDER, author of Mountains Beyond Mountains "Gripping. What hangs in the balance is nothing less than the soul of a great nation."--DESMOND TUTU, Nobel Peace Prize Laureate "An inspiring and powerful story." --JOHN GRISHAM, author of A Time to Kill"--
  • "Bryan Stevenson details from his personal experience his many challenges and efforts as a lawyer and social advocate, especially on behalf of America's most marginalized people"--
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  • Provided by publisher
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Awards note
Booklist Editor's Choice/Books for Youth 12/2018.
Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Stevenson, Bryan
Dewey number
  • 340.092
  • B
Index
index present
LC call number
KF373.S7435
LC item number
A3 2018
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Stevenson, Bryan
  • Equal Justice Initiative
  • Equal Justice Initiative
  • Equal Justice Initiative
  • Lawyers
  • Social reformers
  • Sentences (Criminal procedure)
  • Criminal justice, Administration of
  • Equality before the law
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Just mercy : adapted for young adults : a true story of the fight for justice, Bryan Stevenson
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 264-272) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Mockingbird players -- Stand -- Trials and Tribulation -- The old rugged cross -- Homeland -- Surely doomed -- Justice denied -- All God's children -- I'm here -- Mitigation -- I'll fly away -- Mother, Mother -- Recovery -- Cruel and unusual -- Broken -- The stonecatchers' song of sorrow
Control code
ocn1020311553
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
277 pages
Isbn
9780525580034
Lccn
2018015248
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
40028719987
System control number
(OCoLC)1020311553
Label
Just mercy : adapted for young adults : a true story of the fight for justice, Bryan Stevenson
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 264-272) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Mockingbird players -- Stand -- Trials and Tribulation -- The old rugged cross -- Homeland -- Surely doomed -- Justice denied -- All God's children -- I'm here -- Mitigation -- I'll fly away -- Mother, Mother -- Recovery -- Cruel and unusual -- Broken -- The stonecatchers' song of sorrow
Control code
ocn1020311553
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
277 pages
Isbn
9780525580034
Lccn
2018015248
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
40028719987
System control number
(OCoLC)1020311553

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