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.
Socrates Fortlow - He was introduced to violence at an early age by his abusive father. Once his father passed away, he and his mother lost there home and often went without meals.
Darryl - He is a 14-year-old boy on a path to trouble. He is hungry for food, guidance and love. Under the circumstances, the odds are stacked against him.
Right Burk - He is an elderly man whose injuries from war have left him partially paralyzed. He lives in a retirement home of sorts in the same poverty...
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