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.
Jerome Kildee - A reclusive, elderly retired stonemason who lives in a small house built against a redwood tree.
Emma Lou Eppy - A teenage girl who is the only daughter in a large family.
Roger Donald Cabot - A teenage boy who has allowed his dog to chase down harmless forest animals.
Old Grouch - A fat, lazy father raccoon who becomes a fixture in the Kildee house.
Charmine - The posthumous name for Mrs. Grouch, the mother raccoon.
Mama and Papa - A pair of spotted skunks that nest...
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