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.
Claudia Kincaid - This character is tired of being the one to whom all of the chores (including babysitting) are assigned. She decides to assert her female independence and run away from home; however, she's not completely independent because she takes her little brother with her. She believes that, by running away, she will finally earn some family appreciation and have an adventure in the process.
Jamie Kincaid - This character is in the third grade and knows how to keep a secret, and he's the stingiest with money. He is also a...
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