Ghost Boys Summary
Jewell Parker Rhodes

Everything you need to understand or teach Ghost Boys by Jewell Parker Rhodes.

  • Ghost Boys Summary & Study Guide
  • 30 Ghost Boys Lessons
  • 20 Activities
  • 180 Multiple Choice Questions
  • 60 Short Essay Questions
  • 20 Essay Questions
  • Pre-Made Tests and Quizzes
  • ...and more

Ghost Boys Overview

Ghost Boys is a novel by by Jewell Parker Rhodes. The story centers on Jerome, a young Black boy from Chicago who is shot and killed by a white police officer for playing with a toy gun. The novel follows Jerome's ghost as he explores racism, policing, and possibilities for the future. Jerome considers the people who participate in a culture that devalues the lives of Black Americans. The novel explores themes of racism, identity, home, and hope.

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