Everything you need to understand or teach Bastard Out of Carolina by Dorothy Allison.
Bastard Out of Carolina spans the life of a young girl named Ruth Anne, but dubbed Bone when an uncle speculated that the new baby was, “no bigger than a knucklebone.” The book focuses on Bone’s life from the age of five through thirteen.
The story takes place in Greenville County, South Carolina, and centers around the Boatwright family: Granny, Anney, Raylene, Alma, Ruth, Earle, Beau, and Nevil. They are dirt-poor, hard...
Bastard Out of Carolina Lesson Plans contain 123 pages of teaching material, including: