34 - Everything Is Linked: Jason Reynolds's LONG WAY DOWN, GHOST, and WHEN I WAS THE GREATEST
Updated: May 23, 2020
-Alternate Titles- The Middle Drawer OR Complications of Friendship OR I like to do athletic things OR I AM athletic
**We're having a giveaway of SEVEN (yes, seven!) Jason Reynolds books from Wednesday, August 15, through Wednesday, August 22. Check Instagram (@unabridgedpod) and Facebook (facebook.com/unabridgedpod) for details and to enter.**
We tried to go very light on the spoilers in this #unabridgedhighlights 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 - 02:15
A Long Way Down: 02:15 - 15:31
Ghost: 15:41 - 26:47
When I Was the Greatest: 26:57 - 43:28
Classroom Connections: 43:28 - 47:50
T. S. Eliot's The Hollow Men
Jason Reynolds's As Brave as You
Jason Reynolds and Brennan Kiely's All American Boys
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