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.
Elijah of Buxton - This character is the first free baby born in the settlement of Buxton. This character feels fragile, weak, but late in the novel proves to be quite brave. This character is very talented at throwing stones.
Right Reverend Deacon Doctor Zephariah Connerly - This character should be a well respected person, but this character is something of a shady character who is always looking for the best way to make a few free dollars. This character attempts to sell a child to the carnival, steals fancy guns...
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