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.
Insect Species - Each poem features these creatures.
Water Striders - The ability of these characters to walk across water is frequently questioned throughout this poem.
Mayflies - These characters have a life expectancy of one day. They live a frenzied life, trying to fit in as much as possible into the twenty-four hours.
Fireflies - These characters stand out among insect species due to their ability to glow in the dark.
Book Lice - These characters grow up on different shelves. When they meet, they fall in love.
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