Tyler Johnson was here /Material type: BookPublisher: New York : Little, Brown and Company, 2018.Edition: First edition.Description: 299 pages ; 22 cm.ISBN: 9780316440776 (hardcover).Subject(s): Police shootings -- Fiction | Racism -- Fiction | African Americans -- Fiction | Death -- Fiction | Grief -- Fiction | Brothers -- Fiction | Twins -- Fiction | Single-parent families -- FictionSummary: "When Marvin Johnson's twin brother, Tyler, is shot and killed by a police officer, Marvin must fight injustice to learn the true meaning of freedom"-- Provided by publisher.
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A young man searches for answers after the death of his brother at the hands of police in this striking debut novel, for readers of The Hate U Give . <br> <br> When Marvin Johnson's twin, Tyler, goes to a party, Marvin decides to tag along to keep an eye on his brother. But what starts as harmless fun turns into a shooting, followed by a police raid.<br> <br> The next day, Tyler has gone missing, and it's up to Marvin to find him. But when Tyler is found dead, a video leaked online tells an even more chilling story: Tyler has been shot and killed by a police officer. Terrified as his mother unravels and mourning a brother who is now a hashtag, Marvin must learn what justice and freedom really mean.<br> <br> Tyler Johnson Was Here is a powerful and moving portrait of youth and family that speaks to the serious issues of today--from gun control to the Black Lives Matter movement.
"When Marvin Johnson's twin brother, Tyler, is shot and killed by a police officer, Marvin must fight injustice to learn the true meaning of freedom"-- Provided by publisher.