Ghost Boys by Jewell Parker Rhodes

2 hours, 54 minutes first pub 2018 (editions)

fiction middle grade emotional sad fast-paced
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Description

A heartbreaking and powerful story about a black boy killed by a police officer, drawing connections through history, from award-winning author Jewell Parker Rhodes.Only the living can make the world better. Live and make it better. Twelve-year-ol...

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Community Reviews Summary of 4,316 reviews

Moods

emotional 84%
sad 75%
reflective 57%
challenging 43%
informative 39%
dark 36%
hopeful 23%
tense 21%
inspiring 20%
adventurous 2%
mysterious 1%

Pace

fast 64%
medium 29%
slow 5%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 46% | Character: 38% | Plot: 14%

Strong character development?

Yes: 70% | It's complicated: 20% | No: 7% | N/A: 1%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 71% | It's complicated: 24% | No: 2% | N/A: 1%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 95% | It's complicated: 2% | No: 1%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

No: 41% | It's complicated: 29% | Yes: 26% | N/A: 3%

Average rating

4.37

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