Violent crime

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Early intervention plays an important role in keeping minors from embarking on a life of crime. Swift and consistent punishment for offences can help reduce the incidence of crime. After serving their sentence, young offenders receive support aimed at preventing re-offer

This book can help because a teacher died by a knife crime but a chid (who really liked the teacher but tried to investigate deeper into the background of why they killed that teacher).

For young people dealing with ideas in a post-truth world, Benjamin Zephaniah's story of violence, truth and the media is as powerful and pertinent as when it was first published.

A teacher is dead, murdered by two of his students in front of the whole school. Right in front of Jackson Jones.

But Mr Joseph was a good man – people liked him, respected him. How could those boys stab him and jog away like nothing had happened?

Unable to process what he has seen, Jackson begins his own investigation: everyone knows who did it, but as Jackson uncovers more about the boys, he becomes convinced that people need to understand why.

Brilliantly written and with a real ear for dialogue, fans of Angie Thomas and Malorie Blackman will love Benjamin Zephaniah's novels for young adult readers ding.

if you would like to read this book you can you might learn more than ever about knife crimes.

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