The Ninth Ward Characters

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There are many reasons to support the question on why students should read the book “The Ninth Ward” written by Jewell Parker Rhodes before leaving middle school. One reason to support the aforementioned question is that students should at least know the feeling or even the taste of how it is like to be without a family. In this mentioned book a 12-year-old girl Lanesha is lost. Or in other words her mom dies, her uptown family just doesn’t care about her, she does not have any siblings, and most importantly Lanesha didn’t know who her father was. She only had one loved person in her life and that persons’ name was Mama-Yaya. In addition to this, Lanesha also could see the paranormal universe (She could see ghosts roaming around) she saw her
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