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.
Orin Dennis - This character has been a student at the State School for the Deaf since he was a young child. He has some residual hearing and practices both his lip-reading and his speech. He is described as the guardian of all the deaf children because he [is] an apprentice teacher and speaks. He is also described as someone who wants to lead a revolution against the hearing world and thinks [the deaf] can hardly wait to follow him.
Mr. Franklin - This character is the Supervising Teacher at the...
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