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Feathers Summary
Jacqueline Woodson

Everything you need to understand or teach Feathers by Jacqueline Woodson.

  • Feathers Summary & Study Guide
  • 30 Feathers Lessons
  • 20 Activities
  • 180 Multiple Choice Questions
  • 60 Short Essay Questions
  • 20 Essay Questions
  • Pre-Made Tests and Quizzes
  • ...and more

Feathers Summary

Plot Summary

A new kid is enrolled in Frannie's sixth grade class. The children at Price School are all African Americans. Although there is some question about his true identity, the new boy looks white; in fact, he is extremely pale. The kids in the class cannot understand why a white boy would choose to come to their school—all the white kids live and go to school across the highway. The children all have different reactions to the new kid. Frannie, who is the narrator of the story, is intrigued by the new kid and has empathy for him. Frannie's older brother, Sean, is deaf. She associates the new kid with her brother because they are both different and kids have strong reactions to both of them—some not so nice. Some of the children think the new kid looks like Jesus. He seems to be white...

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Study Pack

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Feathers Study Guide

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Feathers Lesson Plans contain 124 pages of teaching material, including:

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