Carver: A Life in Poems Chapter Abstracts for Teachers

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Out of Slave's Ransom to Washboard Wizard

• In "Out of 'Slaves' Ransom," George and his mother were stolen. Susan Carver paid Bentley to find them.

• He found the baby and brought it back, and Susan was grateful. Bentley was confused by all the effort she put in for George and his brother since they were black.

• In "Prayer of the Ivory-Handled Knife," George found a knife in a watermelon in the garden, just like he had dreamed about.

• Susan was grateful for George and Jim as she and her husband were not able to have children, and she never thinks about their race.

• In "Watkins Laundry and Apothecary," Watkins told about boarding George and knowing he would be great when she heard him speak so intelligently about flowers.

• He told her that a flower he was holding held a message from flowers seeded millions of years ago. Watkins...

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