Caucasia Chapter Abstracts for Teachers

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Chapter Abstracts


* The readers are introduced to the Lee Family.

* Deck Lee is the black intellectual father.

* Sandy Lee is the white Boston Brahmin mother.

* Birdie Lee is Deck and Sandy's youngest daughter who looks white with her creamy skin and straight hair.

* Cole Lee is Deck and Sandy's oldest daughter who looks black with her milk chocolate skin and curly hair.

* The reader learns that Birdie feels lost because it seems that one day she was a happy black child in Roxbury, and the next day she became nobody.

* Birdie recalls fleeing from her home with her mother.

* Birdie remembers that when she stopped feeling like nobody, she became white.

Chapter 1 Face

* Birdie adores her older sister Cole, who has skin the color of creamed coffee and dark curly hair.

* Birdie speaks to her sister in a secret language they created, Elemeno.

* Birdie's mother begins to spend hours...

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