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.
Willa Jo - She is a thirteen-year-old girl who has to be strong and brave for her fragile and grieving mother who is obsessed with painting pictures of her lost baby.
Aunt Patty - She travels to her sister's house to help when the sister's baby dies suddenly.
Little Sister - She is a seven-year-old girl who temporarily loses her ability to speak after her baby sister dies.
Noreen - She is the mother of three girls who is grieving the loss of her youngest child.
Baby - She drank contaminated water at...
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