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

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CHAPTER FIFTEEN

Summary

LaJoe and Rochelle hire a gypsy cab to take them grocery shopping. The cab companies will not drive into the projects because of the danger there. The two women bring back an unbelievable amount of food, enough to feed thirteen people living in LaJoe’s apartment. Added to her $921 in aid are LaShawn’s food stamps. The list of groceries is usually the same, and LaJoe always comes close to the amount of money she has to spend. When they arrive home, all the younger children race outside to help bring in the groceries and put them away. This day, Pharoah is......

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The visit to the grocery store and Damen Courts are symbolic of the pleasure that the Rivers family finds in simple luxuries. Food is a luxury......


FALL 1988 - WINTER 1989

CHAPTER SIXTEEN

Summary

Lafeyette becomes closer to Rickey in the intervening months, but it is a nervous time, because Rickey is in so much trouble, He is involved in “smash and grabs,” where he and his friends smash the windows of cars and grab anything of value they can. He is also caught in a stolen car and is sent to a special school for troubled boys. Pharoah is too.......

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This chapter helps to reinforce the idea of how the characters of Lafeyette and Pharoah are changing as they........

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