Everything you need to understand or teach The Color of Water by James McBride (writer).
The Color of Water: A Black Man's Tribute to His White Mother is an autobiography by James McBride. The book chronicles the hardships endured by his mother, Ruth, a white Jewish woman. Her choice to marry a black man in 1942 during the height of segregation resulted in a variety of challenges. The 8th of 12 twelve children, James struggles to find himself through a barrage of drugs, alcohol, and the death of his father and step-father. He eventually begins to research his mother’s mysterious past, and in turn, discovers some clarity regarding his own life.
The Color of Water Lesson Plans contain 101 pages of teaching material, including: