"You can create something new and change the direction of your life." —Walter Dean Myers on DOPE SICK
A drug deal goes south and a cop has been shot. Lil J's on the run. And he's starting to get dope sick. He'd do anything to change the last twenty-four hours, and when he stumbles into an abandoned building, it actually might be possible...
Elements of magical realism intensify this harrowing story about drug use, violence, perceptions of reality, and second chances.
Age Range: 14 - 17