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.
Elizabeth 'Lizzie' Marie Hall - This character is a fifteen-year-old girl who one day was riding her bicycle to the mall to help her best friend pick out a dress for the prom when she was hit by a taxi cab.
Elizabeth 'Betty' Bloom - This character died in the months before her grand-daughter's birth.
Thandiwe 'Thandie' Washington - This character is a sixteen-year-old girl who is sleeping on a bunk when she first wakes on the Nile.
Curtis Jest - This character was the lead singer of a band when...
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