No Choirboy: Murder, Violence, and Teenagers on Death Row

Book review by Terreece Clarke, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 15+

Raw stories from teens on death row; read along with teens.

Parents say

age 17+

Based on 1 review

Kids say

age 14+

Based on 1 review

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