This section provides a short description of all the major objects 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.
Bainbridge, Georgia - This is the nearest actual town to Bruce's birthplace.
Mill, Georgia - This is the name of Bruce's official birthplace that consists of Bruce's parents' house and a mill.
The New York Mammoths - This is the fictional baseball team that Bruce and Henry play for; they end up winning the championship.
The Southpaw - This is the name of the previous book before Bang the Drum Slowly, and Henry often refers to having written it, although it was actually written by Mark Harris, the real author of...
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