Great read!

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Promise is a prep school in Washington D.C. It's purpose was to help high risk students achieve greatness. Principal Moore ruled the school with intense structure and rules that were very challenging for the boys to follow and many disliked him for his, at times, unfair policies. He berated students for not wearing a tie or a belt, for not walking the blue line in the hallway, for not having a backpack, etc.

One day Principal Moore is found dead in the school. The suspects are 3 students. All rumors begin flying. Who actually murdered the Principal?

I adored this book. There are so many lessons. It discusses racial biases in society as well as ageism in the sense that teens are often automatically guilty. The characters were great and interesting and I enjoyed the mystery of it. This is a great story for older middle school and high school students. This was a great YA read.