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.
Buddy - This character wants to be a tap dancer and is based on the author of the book.
Mr. Haha Jones - This character has scars and never smiles.
My friend - This character is described in the book as still a child, but also very wise.
Queenie - This character's death symbolizes separation and foreshadows the eventual death of another character in the book.
Those Who Know Best - This character is harsh and scolding.
Two Relatives - This character gives a subscription to a religious magazine for a...
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