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.
Hikueru - This is the atoll that Mafatu is from, and the place from which he sets out on his journey of discovery. Mafatu returns here at the end of the novel.
The Island - After conquering the sea, Mafatu ends up here. It is the place where Mafatu learns to fend for himself and where he gains the courage and independence he seeks.
Boar's Tooth Necklace - Mafatu remembers his grandfather having made this and the respect it afforded him. When Mafatu wants to create one of his own, in...
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