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Scorpions (Newbery Honor Book)
Scorpions - Newbery Honor Book
Author: Walter Dean Myers
ISBN-13: 9780440840831
ISBN-10: 044084083X
Pages: 216
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Publisher: Trumpet Club Special Edition
Book Type: Paperback
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Backcover: Jamal Hicks is having a hard time in school, what with Dwayne always pushing him to fight and the principal, Mr. Davidson, always on his case. He has a tough time at home, too, worring about how hard Mama works and trying to get money for an appeal for Randy, his older brother, who is in jail. And he has a hard time on the street, with the Scorpions.

Randy was the leader of the Scorpions, and he wants Jamal to take his place until he gets out, but the Scorpions, especially Angel and Indian, don't like the idea very much. The only one who likes it is Mack. It's Mack who gives Jamal the gun.....