Look Both Ways: A Tale Told in Ten Blocks


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$17.99  $16.73
Atheneum Books
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5.7 X 8.3 X 0.9 inches | 0.68 pounds

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About the Author

Jason Reynolds is a #1 New York Times bestselling author, a Newbery Award Honoree, a Printz Award Honoree, a two-time National Book Award finalist, a Kirkus Award winner, a UK Carnegie Medal winner, a two-time Walter Dean Myers Award winner, an NAACP Image Award Winner, an Odyssey Award Winner and two-time honoree, the recipient of multiple Coretta Scott King honors, and the Margaret A. Edwards Award. He was also the 2020-2022 National Ambassador for Young People's Literature. His many books include All American Boys (cowritten with Brendan Kiely); When I Was the Greatest; The Boy in the Black Suit; Stamped; As Brave as You; For Every One; the Track series (Ghost, Patina, Sunny, and Lu); Look Both Ways; Stuntboy, in the Meantime; Ain't Burned All the Bright (recipient of the Caldecott Honor) and My Name Is Jason. Mine Too. (both cowritten with Jason Griffin); and Long Way Down, which received a Newbery Honor, a Printz Honor, and a Coretta Scott King Honor. He lives in Washington, DC. You can find his ramblings at JasonWritesBooks.com.


"One of the most exciting, constantly surprising voices in children's literature...is back with another book that's as innovative as it is emotionally arresting." --EW.com "May 3, 2019"
"Reynolds' gift for capturing the voices and humanity of urban teens is on full display....Brims with humor, pathos, and the heroic struggle to grow up."--Kirkus Reviews, starred review
"This is storytelling at its finest, a true masterpiece."--Booklist, starred review
*"Each story rings with emotional authenticity and empathy."-- "Publishers Weekly, starred review"
*Reynolds proves once again that he has a knack for marrying the emotionally gripping to the unabashedly silly in ways that read as both new and familiar....Charming."-- "BCCB, starred review"
*"The perfect book to hand to reluctant middle grade readers, who will relate to the hectic and uncertain lives of these characters."--School Library Journal, starred review
*"Superb storytelling."-- "BookPage, starred review"
*"Filled with the heart and humor."-- "Horn Book, starred review"
"An unconventional, clever exploration of the secret trials and tribulations of middle schoolers."--Shelf Awareness