• The Cost of Knowing
AUTHOR: Brittney Morris / DESCRIPTION: Four starred reviews! Dear Martin meets They Both Die at the End in this gripping,evocative novel about a Black teen who has the power to see into the futurewhose life turns upside down when he foresees his younger brotherΓÇÖs imminent deathfrom the acclaimed author of SLAY. Sixteen-year-old Alex Rufus is trying his best. He tries to be the best employee he can be at the local ice cream shop; the best boyfriend he can be to his amazing girlfriendTalia; the best protector he can be over his little brotherIsaiah. But as much as Alex trieshe often comes up short. ItΓÇÖs hard to for him to be present when every time he touches an object or personAlex sees into its future. When he touches a scoophe has a vision of him using it to scoop ice cream. When he touches his carhe sees it years from nowtotaled and underwater. When he touches Taliahe sees them at the precipice of breaking upand that terrifies him. Alex feels these visions are a cursedistracting himmaking him anxious and unable to live an ordinary life. And when Alex touches a photo that gives him a vision of his brotherΓÇÖs imminent deatheverything changes. With Alex now in a race against timedeathand circumstanceshe and Isaiah must grapple with their pasttheir futureand what it means to be a young Black man in America in the present.

The Cost of Knowing

  • Product Code: Book
  • SKU: 9781534445468
  • Author: Brittney Morris
  • Condition: NEW
  • Genre: Young Adult Fiction
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