Itís been several busy months since Junebug and his family moved away from their old housing project. Now Junebug is ecstatic about seeing his best friend Robert again at the beach on Labor Day weekend. But Robertís with Trevor, another project pal, who happens to be a gang member with a gun. Junebugís scared of Robert joining Trevorís gang and wonders if he can stop him.
At home, Junebug thinks about the father he hardly knows. He has been in prison for over six years. Maybe heís really innocent, but if not, will people think that Junebug will grow up to be like him?
Age Range: 8 - 12 years
Grade Level: 3 - 7
Paperback: 144 pages
Publisher: Yearling (December 9, 2003)
Product Dimensions: 5.2 x 0.4 x 7.6 inches
Shipping Weight: 3.5 ounces