76 pages 2 hours read

Jason Reynolds

As Brave As You

Fiction | Novel | Middle Grade | Published in 2016

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Essay Topics

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What might have been different about this story if Genie’s grandparents lived in New York? What might have been the same?

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Discuss the impact that race has on this story. Does Reynolds offer any commentary on Brooke’s mindset that Black men need to protect themselves with weapons?

3.

What other symbolic objects appear in As Brave as You beyond those discussed in this guide? What do they symbolize? Use evidence from the text to support your example(s).

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