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Free Study Guide for There Are No Children Here by Alex Kotlowitz

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THERE ARE NO CHILDREN HERE - STUDY GUIDE / BOOK SUMMARY

SPRING 1989

CHAPTER TWENTY

Summary

On Thursday, March 1, winter is unleashing some of its final fury. However, that doesnít keep Craig Davis inside. He doesnít know about the ugly forces that are about to intersect and affect him so profoundly. He leaves his job at Order from Horder, a stationary store where he has greatly impressed the manager with his work ethic, and heads for his girlfriendís apartment at Horner. Then, he goes to the ABLA homes where he lives with his uncle in a two-story row house. He listens to his music for a little bit and then leaves for a friendís home to pick up two turntables and a speaker for the next nightís dance.


As Craig is leaving ABLA, Francis Higgins and Richard Marianos, two.....

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Only one subject could fill this chapter: the tragic loss of Craig Davis. Itís a sad example of how hope in......


CHAPTER TWENTY-ONE

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On Friday, March 1, the day of the spelling bee, Pharaoh dresses in his best, and when he arrives at school, Clarise canít believe her eyes at how natty he looks. He appears surprisingly calm, but underneath he is nervous. Their teacher, Mr. Rogers, has promised them a party if either of them wins. And so the competition begins. As the contest progresses, Pharoah feels more and more confident. There are few stutters as he spells his words. Finally, it comes down to three students left in the contest: Pharoah, Clarise, and a boy named William. William is tripped up.........

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Once again, the chapter creates a stark contrast in the lives of the Rivers boys. Pharaoh finally has his day of glory and comes in second in......

 

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