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  • All American Boys

  • By: Jason Reynolds, Brendan Kiely
  • Narrated by: Guy Lockard, Keith Nobbs
  • Length: 6 hrs and 35 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 929
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 834
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 833

A bag of chips. That's all 16-year-old Rashad is looking for at the corner bodega. What he finds instead is a fist-happy cop, Paul Galluzzo, who mistakes Rashad for a shoplifter, mistakes Rashad's pleadings that he's stolen nothing for belligerence, mistakes Rashad's resistance to leave the bodega as resisting arrest, mistakes Rashad's every flinch at every punch the cop throws as further resistance and refusal to STAY STILL as ordered.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Required Reading

  • By J. E. Abel on 09-18-16

Recommended for teens

Overall
4 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 01-06-19

I recommend this book to older viewers (teens), but I had to read it for one of my classes. I would say it is an easy read/listen. Since there are two main characters, Rashad and Quinn, there were two narrators. Both did an excellent job at reading their parts and I could really picture imagery as though the characters were real. It was like they were talking to me/ the reader.