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Punching the Air

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Balzer + Bray
Language
English

The story that I thought

was my life

didn’t start on the day

I was born

Amal Shahid has always been an artist and a poet. But even in a diverse art school, he’s seen as disruptive and unmotivated by a biased system. Then one fateful night, an altercation in a gentrifying neighborhood escalates into tragedy. “Boys just being boys” turns out to be true only when those boys are white.

The story that I think

will be my life

starts today

Suddenly, at just sixteen years old, Amal’s bright future is upended: he is convicted of a crime he didn’t commit and sent to prison. Despair and rage almost sink him until he turns to the refuge of his words, his art. This never should have been his story. But can he change it?

With spellbinding lyricism, award-winning author Ibi Zoboi and prison reform activist Yusef Salaam tell a moving and deeply profound story about how one boy is able to maintain his humanity and fight for the truth, in a system designed to strip him of both.
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Punching the Air
Dec 07, 2021, Balzer + Bray
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Punching the Air
2020, Balzer + Bray
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Punching the Air Lib/E
Sep 01, 2020, Harpercollins, HarperCollins
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Punching the Air
2020, HarperCollins Publishers Limited
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Punching the Air
2020, Thorndike Press
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Punching the Air
Sep 01, 2020, Balzer + Bray
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First Sentence

"Umi gave birth to me"

Edition Notes

Copyright Date
2020

The Physical Object

Format
Electronic resource

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL31855541M
ISBN 10
0062996509
ISBN 13
9780062996503
OCLC/WorldCat
1225499280
Amazon ID (ASIN)
B082937YH1
Goodreads
56637327

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