Re-release of Jason Reynolds Highlight with LONG WAY DOWN, GHOST, and WHEN I WAS THE GREATEST

In this bonus episode, we wanted to share a re-release of an episode highlighting three novels by Jason Reynolds, one of our favorite Black authors for young people and for the classroom.

We tried to go very light on the spoilers in this episode, but a few minor spoilers were hard to avoid as we revealed what we loved about these books.


Introduction and Summary of the Book: 00:00 - 02:08
Long Way Down: 02:09-14:55
Ghost: 14:56-25:03

Classroom Connections: 41:04-44:53


Mentioned in Episode

Jason Reynolds's As Brave as You
Jason Reynolds and Brendan Kiely's All American Boys
Jason Reynolds's Track series

Angie Thomas's The Hate U Give

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