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.
Lina Vilkas - She and her younger brother, Jonas, are the children of a college professor.
Elena Vilkas - She is Lina's mother.
Jonas Vilkas - He is Lina's younger brother.
Andrius Arvydas - He is a boy a little older than Lina whose mother claims that he is simple-minded in an effort to keep him with her when the men are being taken away.
Kostas Vilkas - He is Lina's father.
Alexandras Lukas - He is a man who is constantly winding his watch.
Miss Grybas - She is a...
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