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Read by J. B. Adkins.
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In Bed Stuy, New York, a small misunderstanding can escalate into having a price on your head--even if you're totally clean. This gritty, triumphant debut captures the heart and the hardship of life for an urban teen. A lot of the stuff that gives my neighborhood a bad name, I don't really mess with. The guns and drugs and all that, not really my thing. Nah, not his thing. Ali's got enough going on, between school and boxing and helping out at home...
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Subject: African Americans > Fiction.
Brothers and sisters > Fiction.
Conduct of life > Fiction.
Families > New York (State) > New York > Fiction.
Neighborhoods > Fiction.
Violence > Fiction.
Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.) > Fiction.
Genre: Downloadable audio books.

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When I Was the Greatest
When I Was the Greatest
by Reynolds, Jason; Adkins, J. B. (Read by)
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When I Was the Greatest

Jason Reynolds is the author of When I Was the Greatest, for which he won the Coretta Scott King/John Steptoe Award for New Talent. His debut middle grade book, As Brave As You, was awarded the 2016 Kirkus Prize for young readers'. His other works include Boy in the Black Suit, and All American Boys. (Bowker Author Biography)

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