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.
David - This person is the novel's central character and protagonist. The character is twelve years old as the story begins, lives in a concentration camp, and has no idea of any personal history or sense of belonging, but throughout the book, this character develops a strong sense of self.
The Man in the Camp (the Commandant) - This character is never named, but enables David to escape from the camp, providing him with information as to when would be the right time, an initial set of supplies, and a goal...
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