Just Another Hero

By Sharon M. Draper
(Atheneum Books for Young Readers, Hardcover, 9781416907008, 288pp.)

Publication Date: June 23, 2009

Other Editions of This Title: Hardcover, Mass Market Paperback

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This group of friends has been through so much after a deadly hazing ritual left friendships broken, hearts aching, and November pregnant with Josh’s baby. But senior year is going well, and when the fire alarm goes off, everyone assumes that crazy Jack is trying to get out of a quiz or a test. Then he shows up at the science lab wielding an AK-47, sputtering about the need to finally be taken seriously. There’s only a matter of seconds to stop a tragedy, and all eyes are searching for someone—anyone—to step up to be the hero.




About the Author

Sharon M. Draper lives in Cincinnati, Ohio, where she taught high school English for twentyfive years. Her novels Copper Sun and Forged by Fire both received the Coretta Scott King Award, The Battle of Jericho and November Blues were Coretta Scott King Honor Books, and Tears of a Tiger won the John Steptoe Author Award for New Talent. Visit her website sharondraper.com.

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