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Under Pressure

A Young Adult Novel
Hughes, Rashawn (Book - 2011 )
Average Rating: 4 stars out of 5.
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Quentin QB Banks had always been a fighter, even though it always seemed as if he was holding on to life by a mere thread. After serving time in prison, QB returned to his Queens, New York neighborhood and began working as the Director of U-Turn, an at-risk community center for teenagers. Nicknamed OG-- "Original Gangster", QB is respected by all, especially by two of the center's teenagers, Torry and Chase. When someone tries to gun down QB, Chase and Torry's lives change forever. QB fights to suppress his feelings for revenge, while Torry is faced with a new challenge he doesn't think he can endure. Chase on the other hand, carries a secret that could destroy all of them.
Authors: Hughes, Rashawn
Title: Under pressure
a young adult novel
Publisher: East Orange, N.J. : W. Clark Presents Pub., 2011.
Characteristics: 289 p. ;,23 cm.
Notes: Includes reading group discussion questions (p. 287-289.)
"A young adult novel."
Summary: Quentin QB Banks had always been a fighter, even though it always seemed as if he was holding on to life by a mere thread. After serving time in prison, QB returned to his Queens, New York neighborhood and began working as the Director of U-Turn, an at-risk community center for teenagers. Nicknamed OG-- "Original Gangster", QB is respected by all, especially by two of the center's teenagers, Torry and Chase. When someone tries to gun down QB, Chase and Torry's lives change forever. QB fights to suppress his feelings for revenge, while Torry is faced with a new challenge he doesn't think he can endure. Chase on the other hand, carries a secret that could destroy all of them.
Local Note: 53 61 63 78 102 118 258
ISBN: 1936649403
9781936649402
Statement of Responsibility: by Rashawn Hughes
Subject Headings: New York (N.Y.) Fiction. Urban fiction. Ex-convicts Fiction. African Americans Fiction. African American teenage boys Fiction.
Genre/Form: Urban fiction-2011.
Young adult fiction-2011.
Topical Term: Urban fiction.
Ex-convicts
African Americans
African American teenage boys
LCCN: 2011920896
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