Everything you need to understand or teach Miracle's Boys by Woodson, Jacqueline.
Woodson's Miracle's Boys is the story of Ty'reee, Charlie, and Lafayette. The three brothers are seeking to find their way after their mother dies. Ty'ree becomes the guardian for the other two. Charlie must figure out where he belongs after his return from jail, and Lafayette, the youngest, struggles with feelings that he has no control. Each fights through grief and guilt to find a peaceful place in the family. The main themes are the lasting effects of guilt and grief, sibling relationships, and stereotypes.