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.
Katherine (Katie) Natsuko Takeshima - This character is a five-year-old girl who looks at the world through the eyes of one who believes nothing bad could ever befall her as long as her big sister is at her side.
Lynn Akiko Takeshima - This character is a self-proclaimed genius, a master of chess and a prolific journal writer. She spends her every waking morning with her sister, teaching her how the world works.
Father Takeshima - This character is a tall, lanky man born in the United States but educated in...
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