Everything you need to understand or teach The Color of Water by James McBride (writer).
The eighth of twelve children, James McBride grows up in a chaotic but loving home. Unlike his friends, James doesn't look like his mother. His mother is a Polish Jew who was raised mostly in Virginia. She marries a black man and spends the majority of her adult life in New York City where people are a little more tolerant of her inter-racial marriage and children.
James's father dies of lung cancer before...
The Color of Water Lesson Plans contain 109 pages of teaching material, including: