Francie - School and Miss Lafayette Summary & Analysis

Karen English
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School and Miss Lafayette Summary

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Francie only puts her shoes on when she gets to school in order to keep them clean. Augustine and Mae Butler come from a large family of sharecroppers and are not nice to Francie. Francie knows her math; Augustine is slow and resents Francie's skills since Francie is a year younger. The Butler children, who do not have lunch to bring to school, are angry because Francie will not let them cheat on a math test. In an effort to avoid being ambushed by the Butlers, Francie takes a roundabout way home and ends up in town, where she sees Clarissa and her friend, Holly Grace. Francie observes Holly Grace, whose mother constantly brags about her, stealing a tube of lipstick. Francie unexpectedly encounters her mother helping Mrs. Montgomery with groceries, and knows that she is...

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