There Are No Children Here - Study Guide Spring 1989, Chapter 21 Summary & Analysis

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On March 2nd, Pharoah dresses up for his spelling bee. He irons a sweater, dons a new pair of jeans, and shines his Fila high-tops with white shoe polish. He also sneaks some of his older brother Weasel's cologne. When he gets to school, Clarise can't believe how spiffy he looks. His new teacher, Mr. Rogers, encourages both students and promises the class a party if either one win. Pharoah is much more confident on stage. He doesn't stutter this time. His practice has paid off. More and more students are eliminated until only he and Clarise remain. They are both delighted as they would each be happy if the other won. Finally, Clarise wins but Pharoah feels great for coming in second place and is happy for his friend. He is also ecstatic that he made it through the event without stuttering once. He...

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