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.
Carol Stack - This person spent three years living in the Flats in order to write this book.
Ruby Banks - This person is the author's most helpful and trusted friend within the community.
Magnolia Waters - This person is the mother of the author's most trusted friend in the community.
Calvin Waters - This person was a sharecropper in Mississippi.
Viola Jackson - This person is a mother of eleven and one of the author's first contacts in the Flats.
Leo Jackson - This person worked on a plantation before...
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