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Product description

A brutal book full of anger and tears: one to claw and tear at your heart. Want to live? Don’t be a black boy. Don’t be black and dead, like Jerome. Jerome is a good kid. He doesn’t get into trouble. He always does his homework. He looks out for his little sis. Best of all, he’s alive. Then Jerome is shot by a policeman who mistakes his toy gun for a real one. Now he’s dead. But it’s not over. As a ghost, watching his family grieve, Jerome starts to notice the other ghost boys. Each boy has a story, and they all have something in common. They were all murdered. And they’re all black…

  • A heartbreaking, powerful story about race in today’s world
  • Blends Jerome’s fictional tale with stories of real-life boys
  • Explores police brutality and the ongoing legacy of racism
  • By the acclaimed author of Ninth Ward and Towers Falling

Product Details

Catalogue number

36 in ROW Teen May 2018

Format

Paperback

ISBN

9781510104396

Publisher

Orion Children's Books

Date published

April 5th, 2018

Other details
  • 224 pages
Condition

New

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