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This Way Home

Wes Moore

"Brimming with hard realities about the choices we make, the friendships we keep, and the unlikely allies we find along the way, this affecting novel helps to fill the gaping hole left by Walter Dean Myers's passing." -Booklist "A taut, haunting tragedy." -Kirkus Reviews One young man searches for a place to call home in this gut-wrenching, honest novel from New York Times bestselling author Wes Moore and cowriter Shawn Goodman. Elijah Thomas knows one thing better than anyone around him: basketball. But when a sinister street gang, Blood Street Nation, wants him and his team members to wear the Nation's colors in the next big tournament, Elijah's love of the game is soon thrown into jeopardy. The boys gather their courage and take a stand against the gang, but at a terrible cost. Now Elijah must struggle to balance hope and fear, revenge and forgiveness, to save his neighborhood. For help, he turns to the most unlikely of friends: Banks, a gruff ex-military man, and his beautiful and ambitious daughter. Together, the three work on a plan to destroy Blood Street and rebuild the community they all call home. This Way Home is a story about reclamation. It's about taking a stand for what matters most, and the discovery that, in the end, hope, love, and courage are our most powerful weapons. From the Hardcover edition.

"Brimming with hard realities about the choices we make, the friendships we keep, and the unlikely allies we find along the way, this affecting novel helps to fill the gaping hole left by Walter Dean Myers's passing." -Booklist "A taut, haunting tragedy." -Kirkus Reviews One young man searches for a place to call home in this gut-wrenching, honest novel from New York Times bestselling author Wes Moore and cowriter Shawn Goodman. Elijah Thomas knows one thing better than anyone around him: basketball. But when a sinister street gang, Blood Street Nation, wants him and his team members to wear the Nation's colors in the next big tournament, Elijah's love of the game is soon thrown into jeopardy. The boys gather their courage and take a stand against the gang, but at a terrible cost. Now Elijah must struggle to balance hope and fear, revenge and forgiveness, to save his neighborhood. For help, he turns to the most unlikely of friends: Banks, a gruff ex-military man, and his beautiful and ambitious daughter. Together, the three work on a plan to destroy Blood Street and rebuild the community they all call home. This Way Home is a story about reclamation. It's about taking a stand for what matters most, and the discovery that, in the end, hope, love, and courage are our most powerful weapons. From the Hardcover edition.
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"Brimming with hard realities about the choices we make, the friendships we keep, and the unlikely allies we find along the way, this affecting novel helps to fill the gaping hole left by Walter Dean Myers's passing." -Booklist "A taut, haunting tragedy." -Kirkus Reviews One young man searches for a place to call home in this gut-wrenching, honest novel from New York Times bestselling author Wes Moore and cowriter Shawn Goodman. Elijah Thomas knows one thing better than anyone around him: basketball. But when a sinister street gang, Blood Street Nation, wants him and his team members to wear the Nation's colors in the next big tournament, Elijah's love of the game is soon thrown into jeopardy. The boys gather their courage and take a stand against the gang, but at a terrible cost. Now Elijah must struggle to balance hope and fear, revenge and forgiveness, to save his neighborhood. For help, he turns to the most unlikely of friends: Banks, a gruff ex-military man, and his beautiful and ambitious daughter. Together, the three work on a plan to destroy Blood Street and rebuild the community they all call home. This Way Home is a story about reclamation. It's about taking a stand for what matters most, and the discovery that, in the end, hope, love, and courage are our most powerful weapons. From the Hardcover edition.

Language:

English

Narrators:

Shawn Goodman, J. D. Jackson

Length:

7h 29m


Chapters

Chapter 1
Chapter 1

00:14


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

05:28


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

07:51


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

05:57


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

07:35


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

05:17


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

05:09


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

07:55


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

08:28


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

07:22


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

07:07


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

04:42


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

05:48


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

08:03


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

06:48


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

06:07


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

03:50


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

08:13


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

05:22


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

06:03


Chapter 21
Chapter 21

04:27


Chapter 22
Chapter 22

05:28


Chapter 23
Chapter 23

06:59


Chapter 24
Chapter 24

05:21


Chapter 25
Chapter 25

02:32


Chapter 26
Chapter 26

03:42


Chapter 27
Chapter 27

05:56


Chapter 28
Chapter 28

04:57


Chapter 29
Chapter 29

05:05


Chapter 30
Chapter 30

05:19


Chapter 31
Chapter 31

05:52


Chapter 32
Chapter 32

03:42


Chapter 33
Chapter 33

03:19


Chapter 34
Chapter 34

07:26


Chapter 35
Chapter 35

02:51


Chapter 36
Chapter 36

05:39


Chapter 37
Chapter 37

07:56


Chapter 38
Chapter 38

04:38


Chapter 39
Chapter 39

03:44


Chapter 40
Chapter 40

05:33


Chapter 41
Chapter 41

05:16


Chapter 42
Chapter 42

09:05


Chapter 43
Chapter 43

06:26


Chapter 44
Chapter 44

05:49


Chapter 45
Chapter 45

04:22


Chapter 46
Chapter 46

06:17


Chapter 47
Chapter 47

08:20


Chapter 48
Chapter 48

07:11


Chapter 49
Chapter 49

04:13


Chapter 50
Chapter 50

04:40


Chapter 51
Chapter 51

05:37


Chapter 52
Chapter 52

06:13


Chapter 53
Chapter 53

07:03


Chapter 54
Chapter 54

03:32


Chapter 55
Chapter 55

07:56


Chapter 56
Chapter 56

08:58


Chapter 57
Chapter 57

04:26


Chapter 58
Chapter 58

03:42


Chapter 59
Chapter 59

02:58


Chapter 60
Chapter 60

01:51


Chapter 61
Chapter 61

05:00


Chapter 62
Chapter 62

08:36


Chapter 63
Chapter 63

07:23


Chapter 64
Chapter 64

04:52


Chapter 65
Chapter 65

09:55


Chapter 66
Chapter 66

07:40


Chapter 67
Chapter 67

05:44


Chapter 68
Chapter 68

04:07


Chapter 69
Chapter 69

09:25


Chapter 70
Chapter 70

07:50


Chapter 71
Chapter 71

05:01


Chapter 72
Chapter 72

03:21


Chapter 73
Chapter 73

05:20


Chapter 74
Chapter 74

05:28


Chapter 75
Chapter 75

06:06


Chapter 76
Chapter 76

04:09


Chapter 77
Chapter 77

05:12


Chapter 78
Chapter 78

05:50


Chapter 79
Chapter 79

00:29