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.
Mrs. Atkins - This character is in a wheelchair.
Ruth Atkins - This character hates her husband.
Ben - This character quits his job as farmhand.
Doctor Fawcett - This character is a medical specialist.
Andrew Mayo - This character leaves the family farm to go on a sea voyage.
Mr. James Mayo - This character disowns another character.
Mrs. Kate Mayr - This character dies while another character is at sea.
Mary Mayo - This character is a sickly child.
Robert Mayo - This character decides to stay on the...
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