Rollercoasters: Ghost Boys
When 12-year-old Jerome is killed by a police officer who mistakes his toy gun for a real one, Jerome becomes a ghost. As he watches his family grieve, he begins to notice other ghost boys and quickly realises they remain on earth for a reason. As the other ghost boys' stories are revealed, Jerome learns they all have something in common.
- An important story about racism, injustice and the fight for social change, to inspire young readers to fight for equality.
- Explores themes of prejudice, discrimination, grief and forgiveness, while jumping between past and present, spanning generations of injustice as well as contemporary issues.
- An engaging and gripping narrative from the New York Times Bestseller, Jewell Parker Rhodes
- Includes reading notes at the back of the book and a free, downloadable resource pack.
Rollercoasters comprises a wide-ranging list of award-winning titles by award-winning writers, themed collections that are ideal for introducing students to the texts and poetry they will encounter later in their studies.
Jewell Parker Rhodes
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