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Jason Reynolds

Jason Reynolds

  • 4 stars across 22 books
Jason Reynolds is a critically acclaimed American writer and poet and winner of the Kirkus Prize for Young Readers.

From Jason: "Here's what I know: I know there are a lot - A LOT - of young people who hate reading. I know that many of these book haters are boys. I know that many of these book-hating boys, don't actually hate books, they hate boredom. So here's what I plan to do: NOT WRITE BORING BOOKS. "

This is the first of his books to be published in the UK.

Chris Priestley lives, writes, draws and paints in Cambridge. He has lived in England, Wales and Gibraltar. He left home in 1976 to go to art college in Manchester. He was there for four years before heading off to London to seek his fortune as an illustrator. He worked mainly for newspapers and magazines as an editorial illustrator, caricaturist and political cartoonist. He has always written stories, but he was an illustrator for twenty years before his first book was published. He has had at least one book published every year since and continues to illustrate as well.


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7th February 2019


Running. That's all Ghost (real name Castle Cranshaw) has ever known. But Ghost has been running for the wrong reasons -... MoreGhost

(10 reviews) Review
4th January 2018

Long Way Down

AND THEN THERE WERE SHOTS Everybody ran, ducked, hid, tucked themselves tight. Pressed our lips to the pavement and p... MoreLong Way Down

(6 reviews) Review
1st August 2019


It’s not the taking part, it’s the winning that counts for Patina! Patty, as she’s known to her friends and family, has... MorePatina

(4 reviews) Review
7th November 2019

Look Both Ways

When the bell rings and school is finished for the day, the walkers are finally set free. For ten blocks they have no-on... MoreLook Both Ways

(4 reviews) Review
3rd September 2020


Lu must learn to leave his ego on the sidelines if he wants to finally connect with others in the finale to the New York... MoreLu

(2 reviews) Review
4th November 2021

Stuntboy, In The Meantime

Meet Stuntboy. He's the newest superhero in town. Or at least in his own head. He'll save you from baddies like Herbe... MoreStuntboy, In The Meantime

(2 reviews) Review
1st August 2019

The Boy in the Black Suit

Matt wears a black suit every day. No, not because his mom died - although she did, and it sucks. But he wears the suit ... MoreThe Boy in the Black Suit

(1 review) Review
19th November 2020

Long Way Down (The Graphic Novel): Winner, Kate Greenaway Award

The award-winning, bestselling verse novel is now a stunning graphic novel with illustrations by Danica Novgorodoff.SHOR... MoreLong Way Down (The Graphic Novel): Winner, Kate Greenaway Award

(1 review) Review
25th May 2023

Miles Morales Suspended: A Spider-Man Novel

From #1 New York Times bestselling author Jason Reynolds comes the high-flying sequel to his groundbreaking young adult ... MoreMiles Morales Suspended: A Spider-Man Novel

(1 review) Review
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