Child of the Owl: Golden Mountain Chronicles: 1965 - Chapter Two Summary & Analysis

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Chapter Two Summary

In this chapter, Casey begins her schooling in Chinatown, which she hates. At first, Casey hates the school because it is very small, with no room for any of the children to run during recess. Also, because Paw-Paw doesn't have the money to buy Casey a new uniform, she has to wear a hand-me-down that is far too large and the rest of the girls call her Rag Bag. But most of all, Casey hates the school because she feels incredibly isolated there. She is the only student who does not speak Chinese. She doesn't understand the language, which makes her studies incredibly difficult. She begins taking notes, writing down how certain words sound, phonetically, and is accused of being stupid and of cheating. Even when she does well on a test for which she has studied very hard, her teacher...

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