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In "How to Fight Monsters," Junior is dropped off at Reardan school by his father who leaves him with the thought that the white students are no better than Junior. Junior knows that his father is wrong, and that his father knows it as well. His father then says that Junior is a warrior for taking this stand, a statement that catches Junior off guard. He stands outside for a while and considers options, including dropping out of school altogether, but gives up on those and goes inside. The secretary tells Junior he's been assigned to Mr. Grant's homeroom. He arrives and a girl named Penelope asks his name. He says his name is Junior which makes the girl laugh but then the teacher calls him Arnold Spirit and Junior has to explain to Penelope that his name is Arnold Spirit, Junior.

Junior points out...

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