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.
Hattie Owen - She is an intelligent, independent girl who doesn't know her uncle exists until just before her twelfth birthday.
Adam Mercer - He has mental challenges and is unable to control impulsive behavior, often acting in ways that are childishly inappropriate for social occasions.
Jonathan Owen - He is an artist and very much a free spirit and teaches his daughter to be creative.
Dorothy Owen - She is torn between the need to please her mother by giving in to her demands and the need to live as...
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