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.
George Washington Carverappears in Carver A Life in Poems - This former slave was an inventor and famous scientist.
Susan (Sue) Carverappears in Prayer of the Ivory-Handled Knife - This person called her adopted son the little plant-doctor and never worried about his race.
Jim Washington Carverappears in The Last Rose of Summer - This brother of a black scientist died of smallpox.
Black Colleagueappears in My People and Odalisque - These people were at the Tuskegee Institute and were angry because someone got preferential treatment.
Sarah Huntappears in The Sweet-Hearts...
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