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.
Bill Bryson - He is a best selling author who has written a number of books, including A SHORT HISTORY OF EVERYTHING, A WALK IN THE WOODS and I'M A STRANGER HERE MYSELF.
Bill's Father - He was a sportswriter for The Des Moines Register, which meant that he traveled quite a bit during baseball season and got to attend many famous games, including the World Series each year.
Bill's Mother - She grew up in Omaha, Nebraska, and one of her characteristics was that she was very forgetful.
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