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.
Henry Horner Projects - The Chicago housing projects where Pharoah and Lafeyette Rivers grow up and where their mother has lived since she was four-years-old.
The Rivers Apartment - On the first story of an eighteen-floor high rise, it is occupied by six to thirteen family members and others at any given time and is in dire need of many repairs.
The Railroad Tracks - The place near the Horner Homes where Pharoah finds a sense of peace and tranquility when he ventures there with his brother and friends.
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