Twelve-year-old Jerome doesn’t get into trouble. He goes to school. He does his homework. He takes care of his little sister.Then Jerome is shot by a police officer who mistakes his toy gun for a real threat.
As a ghost, watching his family trying to cope with his death, Jerome begins to notice other ghost boys.Each boy has a story and they all have something in common…Bit by bit, Jerome begins to understand what really happened – not just to him, but to all of the ghost boys.
A poignant and gripping story about how children and families face the complexities of race in today’s world.
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