This section provides a short description of all the major characters in the book. This can be printed out as a study guide for students, used as a "key" for leading a class discussion, or you can jump to the quiz/homework section to find worksheets that incorporate these descriptions into a variety of question formats.
David Pelzer - This individual is a happy four-year-old, until his mother takes up drinking and begins abusing him. He grows up to be a respectable leader in his community and a loving father.
Mother, Catherine Roerva - This person is kind, gentle, energetic and an excellent cook. She becomes depressed and tyrannical as time progresses.
Father, Stephen Joseph - This man is a fireman in San Francisco who works twenty-four hour shifts. He is rarely at home and avoids the problems of his wife and son.
Brothers - Stan and...
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