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.
Andrew Wyeth - Born in 1917 and living until 2009, he was an artist, but primarily a painter, of the realist school, focusing in particular on painting scenes of his homes in Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania, and Cushing, Maine.
The Olsons - A very large number of Wyeth's paintings were paintings of this family's home, barn, field, and their indoor areas, including portraits of the family as a whole.
The Kuerners - Wyeth would often paint their home, field, and objects in their home. The head of the family was arguably Wyeth's best friend...
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