The Hate U Give meets One of Us Is Lying in Nick Brooks's Promise Boys, a trailblazing, blockbuster mystery about three teen boys of color who must investigate their principal's murder to clear their own names--for fans of Jason Reynolds, Angie Thomas, and Karen McManus.
"A brilliant pulls-no-punches mystery with bruised hearts at its core." --Adam Silvera, #1 New York Times bestselling author of They Both Die at the End
The Urban Promise Prep School vows to turn boys into men. As students, J.B., Ramón, and Trey are forced to follow the prestigious "program's" strict rules. Extreme discipline, they've been told, is what it takes to be college bound, to avoid the fates of many men in their neighborhoods. This, the Principal Moore Method, supposedly saves lives.