Real Justice stories are short narrative biographies of young people who fell afoul of the justice system and were wrongfully convicted of murder. Throughout their ordeals, they maintained their innocence and fought back, eventually proving they were not guilty.

The Series

  • True stories about youth wrongfully convicted of murder
  • Curriculum tie-ins to high school and middle school civics, law, global history, and social studies
  • Black-and-white photos, glossary, index
  • Appealing to reluctant readers with compelling storylines and a readable page layout


"The series is factual and unbiased, showing how wrongful convictions have occurred and giving voice to the stories of the innocent.

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