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.
Charlotte Doyle - This character is a thirteen-year-old who boards the ship a girl, and gets off a lady.
Zachariah - This character is an old black man who as a young boy ran away from home and has spent most of his life sailing aboard ships. He is the ship's cook, tailor, and surgeon, and he has several others jobs.
Captain Andrew Jaggery - This character is a refined gentleman who enjoys elegant things. He is very hard on his crew, feeling that they are uncivilized. He pushes them to...
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