By Paul Volponi
Viking Children's Books, Hardcover, 9780670011070, 246pp.
Publication Date: February 4, 2010
An award-winning author, Paul Volponi is uniquely qualified to tell Martin's story because he taught on Rikers Island for six years. He originally wrote Rikers for an adult audience. The book has been revised for young adults and is being republished as Rikers High.