Everything you need to understand or teach After Tupac and D Foster by Jacqueline Woodson.
After Tupac and D Foster takes place during the mid 1990s when two eleven-year-old girls from Queens meet an enigmatic girl named D Foster. The story is set against the backdrop of real-life rapper Tupac Shakur's legal troubles and eventual fatal shooting.
Two African-American girls, Neeka and the unnamed narrator, have known each other since they were babies. They are eleven years old and live in Queens, New York. One day, another girl named D arrives on their block. With strange clothes and a multi-racial look, D is surprising to the girls. They soon strike up a lasting friendship. All three girls love the music of rapper Tupac Shakur. They feel Tupac sings as if he knows them and their struggles personally.
Neeka has a large family, headed by her mother, Miss Irene. Her oldest brother, Tash, is an effeminate homosexual who is in jail for a homophobic...
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