This section provides a short description of all the major objects 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.
Chesapeake Bay - This is the body of water surrounding Louise's home. It can be considered the source of the Island's livelihood.
Crisfield - This is the mainland closest to the narrator's home. The hospital is located here and islanders must travel here by ferry.
Rass Island - This is where the protagonist and her family live. A small community inhabits this land mass, which is primarily made up watermen and their families.
The Ferry House - Captain Billy and his brothers run this business, which transports passengers as well as any incoming...
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