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.
Dewey Bivins - In "The Silver Bullet," this is the warlord of the gang.
Rev. Lorenzo Blake - In "A Sense of Story," this is a God-fearing man who is pained his actions reflect badly on the black folk of Roanoke, hometown to most of his parishioners.
Red Bone - In "The Story of a Scar," this is the tough but compassionate co-worker of the anonymous female narrator.
Mrs. Esther Clay Boswell - In "Why I Like Country Music," this is a fourth grade teacher, a disciplinarian with a sense of...
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