Ghost Boys

  • 224 pages
  • English
  • Hardcover
Ghost Boys

⁢ Ghost Boys online ⡤ Book Author Jewell Parker Rhodes ⣰ Gr 48The Towers Falling author once again tackles a timely yet difficult subject In Chicago, 12 year old black youth Jerome is shot and killed by a white police officer who mistakes a toy gun for a real one As a ghost, Jerome witnesses the aftermath gripping both his family and that of the police officers Jerome also meets another ghostthat of Emmett Till, a black boy murdered in 1955 Through Till s story, he learns of the hundreds of other ghost boys left to roam and stop history from continually repeating itself The only person who can see Jerome is the daughter of the white police officer, Sarah, and through her eyes, he realizes that his family isn t the only one affected by the tragedy Two families are destroyed with one split decision, and Sarah and Jerome together try to heal both of their families, along with Jerome s friend Carlos It was Carlos toy gun that Jerome was playing with, leaving Carlos with great guilt and the intense desire to protect Jerome s little sister, Kim, from bullies and other sorrows Deftly woven and poignantly told, this a story about society, biases both conscious and unconscious, and trying to right the wrongs of the world VERDICT Rhodes captures the all too real pain of racial injustice and provides an important window for readers who are just beginning to explore the ideas of privilege and implicit bias.Michele Shaw, Quail Run Elementary School, San Ramon, CAPraise for Ghost Boys A New York Times BestsellerAn IndieBound BestsellerThe 1 Kids Indies Next PickThis was one of my most anticipated 2018 books and I was not disappointed A must read Angie Thomas, the 1 New York Times bestselling author of The Hate U Give Rhodes captures the all too real pain of racial injustice and provides an important window for readers who are just beginning to explore the ideas of privilege and implicit bias School Library Journal, starred review An excellent novel that delves into the timely topic of racism with the question of whether or not we really have come far when dealing with race relations School Library Connection, starred reviewIn writing that s spare and powerful, Rhodes takes us into the hearts and minds of those who are left behind, and then out into a vast and luminous world where ghost boys wander among the living, pursuing their mysterious mission Rhodes has achieved something remarkable here a kid s eye view of violence and racism that balances innocence and outrage, wrenching loss and hard won hope Chicago TribubeA timely, challenging book that s worthy of a read, further discussion, and action Kirkus Reviews A potent story that deserves to be read VOYA Ghost Boys is powerful in prose, and so important at this time I hope parents will read this book to their children The MonitorWritten beautifullyan important novel WCMU Public RadioUnblinkingly confronts challenging perspectives and the mutability of truth Shelf Awareness Ghost Boy, Martin Pistorius 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