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Author Rhodes, Jewell Parker, author.

Title Ghost boys / Jewell Parker Rhodes.

Publication Info. New York : Little, Brown and Company, 2019.


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 Putnam County PL - Headquarters Stacks - PCGG-8  J RHO (PBK)    AVAILABLE
Edition First trade paperback edition.
Description 217 pages ; 21 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Note Includes an updated Afterword, Discussion Guide, and Further Resources.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 215-217).
Summary "After seventh-grader Jerome is shot by a white police officer, he observes the aftermath of his death and meets the ghosts of other fallen black boys including historical figure Emmett Till"--Provided by publisher.
Audience Middle School.
Structure indicator: 90 (high) Syntactic indicator: 60 (medium) Semantic indicator: 100 (very high) Decoding indicator: 90 (high) Lexile.
Study Program Accelerated Reader MG 3.0 3.0 194391.
Accelerated Reader AR 3.0 3.0 194391.
Lexile 360L.
Language Text in English.
Awards Texas Bluebonnet Award nominee​, 2019-2020
Subject Till, Emmett, 1941-1955 -- Juvenile fiction.
Till, Emmett, 1941-1955 -- Fiction.
Police shootings -- Juvenile fiction.
Racism -- Juvenile fiction.
Death -- Juvenile fiction.
African Americans -- Juvenile fiction.
Families -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Juvenile fiction.
Police shootings -- Fiction.
Racism -- Fiction.
Death -- Fiction.
African Americans -- Fiction.
Family life -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Fiction.
Chicago (Ill.) -- Juvenile fiction.
Chicago (Ill.) -- Race relations -- Juvenile fiction.
Chicago (Ill.) -- Fiction.
Genre/Form Historical fiction.
Ghost stories.
Social problem fiction.
ISBN 9780316262262 (paperback)
0316262269 (paperback)

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