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Everyday Use Character Descriptions

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Character Descriptions

This section provides a short description of all the major characters 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.


Asalamalakim - See Hakim-a-barber

Grandma Dee - This character does not appear in the story but is a significant presence.

Hakim-a-barber - This character refuses to eat collard greens and pork at dinner.

Wangero Leewanika Kemanjo - See Dee Johnson

Dee Johnson - This character has always been determined, popular, and successful. Upon returning home after an impoverished childhood and forging a new identity at college, this character has a new African name.

Maggie Johnson - This character was burned severely in a house fire as a child.

Mrs. Johnson -...

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