A positive, cultural read. PG-13. The publication of this book led to the development of an artistic and economic movement that has continued for decades.
“BRICK CITY” tells a story about five teenagers from a hard-life big town housing project, set in the 1970s.
Scott is a “preppy” who’s trying to find himself and a father he has never known.
Tyrone, Scott’s cousin, must choose between doing his duties at school and playing hooky to practice for a championship karate tournament.
Liana is a fine, bright-minded young lady who is planning a football-and-family future for she and her quarterbacking boyfriend, Jeep.
Casher is a good guy going gangster-style who can really swim but’s drowning all the while!
If you can understand these basic bits of BRICK CITY, then you are prepared to step into the hard-life place…open this book and walk into their world!
Download the Brick City study guide below. It is a skills practice test created by a certified English teacher.
Let children read the book for fun, then use the Study Guide to exercise fundamental skills.
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