Everything you need to understand or teach We Love You, Charlie Freeman by Kaitlyn Greenidge.
We Love You, Charlie Freeman is a young adult novel by Kaitlyn Greenidge. In the story, fourteen year-old African-American Charlotte Freeman and her family participate in an experiment to teach sign language to Charlie, a chimpanzee, at the Toneybee Institute. The Toneybee Institute is known for its racist past. We Love You, Charlie Freeman deals with topics on love and racism. The book also explores the question of whether or not successive generations should be held accountable for the acts of those who came before them.