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.
Richard Perry - This character is very observant and distanced from life. Over the course of the book he grows up and learns to better understand both the people around him and the people he left at home.
Peewee Gates - This character is the best friend of the protagonist and is very badly injured during the war.
Kenny - This character is the recipient of the protagonist's letters home and acts a bridge for the protagonist to everything that he left behind.
Jenkins - This character does great impressions of...
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