Short Answer Key
Part 1: Chapter 1
1. Who looks after Essie Mae and her sister while their parents are at work?
2. Where do Essie's parents work?
3. How does Essie's father punish her in the opening chapter?
He beats her.
4. What does Essie's father spend his free time doing?
5. Where does Essie Mae spend most of her time hiding at school?
6. What is the name does Mama give her new baby boy?
Part 1: Chapter 2
1. What kind of creature often comes out of the swamp?
2. How is Ed related to Mama?
3. How are Ed's younger brothers different from the rest of the family?
They are white.
4. What kind of work does Raymond do in Chapter 2?
He is a soldier.
5. What is the name of Raymond's mother?
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