Little Brown and Company
Twelve-year-old Jerome is shot by a police officer who mistakes his toy gun for a real threat. As a ghost, he observes the devastation unleashed on his family and community. This gripping story is about how children, families--and one boy--grow to understand American blackness.
Racial Diversity; Race discrimination; racism; prejudice
mother and father
child; cop; murder; ghost; bullying; police brutality; historical racism; civil rights; police shooting; Chicago
Rhodes, Jewell Parker, "Ghost Boys" (2018). Diverse Families. 1360.