This section provides a short description of all the major objects in the book. This can be printed out as a study guide for students, used as a "key" for leading a class discussion, or you can jump to the quiz/homework section to find worksheets that incorporate these descriptions into a variety of question formats.
Cross Creek - This was the location in Florida described as "a bend in the road" full of shabby homesteads, piney woods, palmettos, orange groves, creeks, orchards, and water.
Hammock - This was the rich loamy humus created by the varied vegetation in Florida which nourished the orange groves.
Prairy - This was the thick, wet, flat areas overgrown with water grasses.
Styx - This was the river that Rawlings first visited on her census travels with Zelma.
White Bacon - This was salt pork coated with cornmeal and deep-fried.
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