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.
Colton - This character's mother considered him a gift from God, since the child she was pregnant with before him had died.
Todd Burpo - This character is Colton's father and was a pastor in a small town church.
Cassie - This character is Colton's sister and was six-years-old when the story began.
Sonja Burpo - This character is Colton's mother.
Dr. Timothy O'Holleran - This character told the family that Colton was in very bad shape.
Lawrence Barber - This character, also called Pop, was Todd's grandfather. Colton claimed to...
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