Everything you need to understand or teach Jacob Have I Loved by Katherine Paterson.
Jacob Have I Loved, by Katherine Paterson, is the story of thirteen-year-old Louise Bradshaw’s coming of age on the crabbing island of Raff during World War II.
When the novel opens, thirteen-year-old Louise Bradshaw spends her days crabbing on the island of Raff, where she lives her parents and twin sister, Caroline. Louise and Caroline have a tempestuous relationship, as Louise believes Caroline, who is musically gifted, has been favored since birth. She longs to work on her father’s crab boat with him. But, since she is a girl, she is resigned to her own small skiff, which she works with her best friend, Call. When a mysterious stranger arrives on Raff, Louise begins investigating his identity, imagining that he is a war spy and that outing him will bring her the international recognition she craves. During her first interaction with the old man, however, Louise...
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