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.
Marguerite Ledoux - This character is orphaned almost immediately upon arriving in America. To provide for her support, this character is taken in by a family in need of a servant. With them, this character settles on Indian land that is thought to be cursed.
Dolly Sargent - This character is tough on the outside, appears harsh to the children and other members of the family. However, when this character is told to burn the baby's fingers to keep it from playing with fire, this character refuses, leading to tragic consequences...
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