The 57 Bus: A True Story of Two Teenagers and the Crime That Changed Their Lives

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This riveting nonfiction book for teens about race, class, gender, crime, and punishment tells the true story of an agender teen who was set on fire by another teen while riding a bus in Oakland, California.

One teenager in a skirt.

One teenager with a lighter.

One moment that changes both of their lives forever.

If it weren't for the 57 bus, Sasha and Richard never would have met. Both were high school students from Oakland, California, one of the most diverse cities in the country, but they inhabited different worlds. Sasha, a white teen, lived in the middle-class foothills and attended a small private school. Richard, a black teen, lived in the crime-plagued flatlands and attended a large public one. Each day, their paths overlapped for a mere eight minutes. But one afternoon on the bus ride home from school, a single reckless act left Sasha severely burned, and Richard charged with two hate crimes and facing life imprisonment. The case garnered international attention, thrusting both teenagers into the spotlight.

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9780374303259
9781501977381
9781501995422
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MG+
Level 6.5, 8 Points
Lexile measure:
930L
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One teenager in a skirt.
One teenager with a lighter.
One moment that changes both of their lives forever.

If it weren't for the 57 bus, Sasha and Richard never would have met. Both were high school students from Oakland, California, one of the most diverse cities in the country, but they inhabited different worlds. Sasha, a white teen, lived in the middle-class foothills and attended a small private school. Richard, a black teen, lived in the crime-plagued flatlands and attended a large public one. Each day, their paths overlapped for a mere eight minutes. But one afternoon on the bus ride home from school, a single reckless act left Sasha severely burned, and Richard charged with two hate crimes and facing life imprisonment.

The 57 Bus is Dashka Slater's true account of the case that garnered international attention and thrust both teenagers into the spotlight.

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subject_facetAbraham Lincoln Award nominee book, 2020
Asexual people -- California -- Violence against
Asexual people -- California -- Violence against -- Juvenile literature
Asexual people -- Violence against -- California -- Juvenile literature
Assault and battery
Assault and battery -- California
Assault and battery -- California -- Juvenile literature
California
Children's audiobooks
Crime
Electronic books
Fleischman, Sasha
Hate crimes
Hate crimes -- California
Hate crimes -- California -- Juvenile literature
Juvenile works
Law
Sociology
Thomas, Richard, -- 1997-
Victims of crimes
Victims of crimes -- California
Victims of crimes -- California -- Juvenile literature
YOUNG ADULT NONFICTION / Law & Crime
Young Adult Nonfiction
title_displayThe 57 Bus A True Story of Two Teenagers and the Crime That Changed Their Lives
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The 57 bus : a true story of two teenagers and the crime that changed their lives / Dashka Slater
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The 57 bus : a true story of two teenagers and the crime that changed their lives [electronic resource] Slater, Dashka,
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Assault and battery
Crime
Fleischman, Sasha
Hate crimes
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Law
Sociology
Thomas, Richard
Victims of crimes
Violence against
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