Won't Know Till I Get There by Walter Dean Myers [PERMA•BOUND HARDCOVER] 1988
Won't Know Till I Get There by Walter Dean Myers
PERMA•BOUND HARDCOVER  PUFFIN BOOKS
Early work from the award winning author of Monster and Slam.
Rare student edition. Laminated hardcover facsimile of the trade paperback 1st.
Book is mint and unread. Light tanning to pages.
When Steve's parents decide to adopt a foster child, it seems like a good idea.
And when Steve decides to show the new kid how tough he is by spray-painting the side of a subway car, that seems like a good idea too.
But the foster child turns out to be a thirteen-year-old with a criminal record, and the guys in the designer jeans watching Steve spray-paint graffiti turn out to be transit police. Suddenly Steve and the whole gang are serving time, working in an old-age home with a bunch of feisty and independent senior citizens who refuse to sit still and be stereotyped - by anybody.