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Jason Reynolds
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Ghost

Castle “Ghost” Cranshaw is a seventh grader and narrator of the novel Ghost by Jason Reynolds. Ghost is very good at running, which started when he had to run for his life with his mother from his violent father when he was younger.

In the present day, Ghost fears himself and fears he may become like his father. Ghost is tapped to join the Defenders track team by Coach Brody. Between the male example of Coach Brody and Mr. Charles, Ghost begins to come of age. He becomes more confident in himself and his abilities, and strives to do the right thing. When he does the wrong thing – such as stealing the silver shoes – he strives to make things right. Ghost comes to realize his life is in his own hands, and it is up to him what happens in the future.

Coach

Otis “Coach” Brody is an...

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