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Detention Is a Lot Like Jail

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Author: Brynn Kelly
Specs: 5 1/4” x 7 1/8” • 88 pp • Further Information Section, Illustrations, Meet the Characters Infographic, Excerpts from other Books within this Series, About the Author Section, High / Low Content
HC ed.: 978-1-5383-8226-4 • $24.55 | $18.45
eBook: 978-1-5383-8313-1 • $24.55 | $18.45
Pbk. ed.: 978-1-5383-8225-7 • $14.85 | $12.90
Jordan's father was sent to jail for a reason Jordan doesn't know. His mom won't talk about it and spends most of her time crying. Jordan tags school property, refuses to take tests, and picks on kids who look like easy targets. He's sent to detention almost every day, wondering if that's what it feels like to be in jail. But when Jordan discovers the truth about his dad's crime, he has to question the path he's on.

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About the Author:
Brynn Kelly is a writer from Buffalo, New York, where she studied English and creative writing and received a master’s degree in social work. She is the author of three educational books, The People and Culture of Venezuela, The Layers of Earth’s Atmosphere, and Air Pressure and Wind. In her free time, she enjoys doing yoga and spending time with her dog, Neno.