Everything you need to understand or teach Brown Girl, Brownstones by Paule Marshall.
Selina Boyce is the younger daughter of a family of immigrants from Barbados. In the 1930s, the Boyce family lives in a brownstone house in Brooklyn, which they share with several other tenants. Like other immigrants from the West Indies, the Boyces hope to someday buy a house as the ultimate status symbol that they have made it in America.
Ten-year-old Selina does not get along with her harsh, shrewish mother, Silla, who...
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