This section provides a short description of all the major objects in the book. This can be printed out as a study guide for students, used as a "key" for leading a class discussion, or you can jump to the quiz/homework section to find worksheets that incorporate these descriptions into a variety of question formats.
The Gun - This is the primary motivator in the story, and is used to kill Angel.
Marcus Garvey Park - Jamal meets Indian for their final confrontation here.
Bodega - This is the grocery store owned by Mr. Gonzalez.
Boat Basin - Jamal and Tito like to walk to here and daydream about their future. It is a place of refuge from the squalor, poverty, and degradation of their neighborhoods.
Old Firehouse - This has become the headquarters of the Scorpions.
Harlem - This is the area of the city where...
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