Just Another Hero

Just Another Hero

Book - 2009
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As Kofi, Arielle, Dana, November, and Jericho face personal challenges during their last year of high school, a misunderstood student brings a gun to class and demands to be taken seriously.
Publisher: New York : Atheneum Books for Young Readers, c2009
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9781416907008
1416907009
Characteristics: 280 p. ; 22 cm

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JCLHeatherM Feb 15, 2020

The third book in the 'Jericho' series proves to be the most satisfying of the three as it tackles school dynamics, friendships, and senior year of high school.

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Nov 04, 2017

Just Another Hero is a quite interesting slice-of-life/mystery story that does not require you to read the first two books, which is good.
It’s a fairly tame novel at first, then things ramp up with a terrible stepfather, a medication addiction, and a thief. And near the end, there is someone holding a classroom hostage with an AK-47 (That’s not spoilers because it says so in the description). I like how the narrative jumps between two characters, both with their own issues, but with a lot of relevance to the story, in a way so it rarely feels jarring.
With a 4.5 out of 5, I would definitely recommend it to someone who wants something interesting. You don’t even have to read the predecessors.
- @RhythmDragon of the Teen Review Board of the Hamilton Public Library

ANTIONIA001 Apr 29, 2013

i hope these boooks is good i read the other ones they was very good i hope these is to

jrochez98 Aug 27, 2012

this book was really good. i really enjoyed this along the series

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mieesha
Apr 05, 2011

this book was good :)

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