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.
Jason Hawthorn - He is a fifteen-year-old boy who is stricken with gold rush fever.
Charlie Maguire - He comes into the story in the middle when Hawthorn is attempting to recover from the serious injuries inflicted by the wounded moose.
Jack London - He is a twenty-one-year-old writer in the making who travels from California to Canada to be part of the Gold Rush.
Jamie Dunavant - She is the girl who helps to nurse Hawthorn back to health after a bout of food poisoning.
Homer Dunavant - He is...
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