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.
Isherwood Williams - This character is bitten by a snake early in the story, and later travels from place to place looking for other people.
Emma - This character loves children and is a very strong person. This character is sometimes called the "Mother" of nations.
Joey - This character has a twin sister, is frail, and ends up dying of typhoid.
Ezra - This character has two wives and makes friends easily.
Jack, the Great-Grandson - This character makes arrowheads out of pennies, and receives an object of importance at...
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