Book 2, The Jericho Trilogy
Sharon M. Draper
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When November Nelson loses her boyfriend, Josh, to a pledge stunt gone horribly wrong, she thinks her life can't possibly get any worse. But Josh left something behind that will change November's life forever, and now she's faced with the biggest decision she could ever imagine. How in the world will she tell her mom? And how will Josh's parents take the news? She's never needed a friend more.
Jericho Prescott lost his best friend when he lost his cousin, Josh, and the pain is almost more than he can bear. His world becomes divided into "before" and "after" Josh's death. He finds the only way he can escape the emptiness he feels is to quit doing the things that made him happy when his cousin was alive, such as playing his beloved trumpet, and take up football, where he hopes the physical pain will suppress the emotional. But will hiding behind shoulder pads really help? And will his gridiron obsession prevent him from being there for his cousin's girlfriend when she needs him most?
This sequel to The Battle of Jericho is a no-holds-barred look at what happens when life doesn't go as planned, by the acclaimed author of the 2007 Coretta Scott King Award winner Copper Sun.
Always loved it
This character has been thru so much and to prevail is amazing.
Best book I loved it. A lot of people I know can relate to it and me to.
I love it!!!!
I love sharon drapers books... It almost felt like i was November myself. I finished it in 2 days!!!!!
- Level: Grades 7 and Above
- Category: Coming of Age
- Published: May 19, 2009
- Publisher: Atheneum Books for Young Readers
- Seller: Simon and Schuster Digital Sales Inc.
- Print Length: 400 Pages
- Language: English
- Series: Book 2, The Jericho Trilogy