Juvie Three


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Gecko Fosse drove the getaway car.Terence Florian ran with the worst gang in Chicago.Arjay Moran killed someone. All three boys are serving time in juvenile detention centers until they get a second chance. Douglas Healy, a former juvenile delinquent himself, is running an experimental halfway house in New York City, where he wants to make a difference in the lives of kids like Gecko, Terence, and Arjay. Things are going well until one night Healy is accidentally knocked unconscious while trying to break up a scuffle among the boys. Terrified of the consequences, they drop him off at a hospital and run away. When Healy wakes up, he has no memory of them or the halfway house. Afraid of being sent back to Juvie, the guys hatch a crazy scheme to continue on as if the group leader never left. But if the boys are discovered, their second chance will be their last. . . . An ALSCA Notable Book, 2009 * These kids are living minute to minute, where one false step may haunt them forever. . . . Be prepared for high demand. -Booklist, starred review This novel is signature Korman. -School Library Journal