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How is the character of Mr. Ward used in this book? He does not have a section, but he has a strong voice. What does that voice say? How do Mr. Ward's actions and words influence the other characters?

What is the "masquerade" in regard to the title of the book? Who masquerades in the book? Who does not? Where do you see the idea of masquerade at the forefront of the book?

What does the author try to say about race? How does she use stereotypes to drive home her message? What is her message?

The book takes place in a Bronx school. Do you think the book would have as much power set in another city? Or could this book be set in suburbia and have the same power? Why or why not?

The author uses 18 different characters to compose this book. Which character is...

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