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.
Mark Twain - This person grew up as a young boy in Hannibal, Missouri and worked as a steamboat operator during youth.
Bixby - This person is a tough and hardened operator and knows what to teach so that people can succeed, and also takes students down a notch to make sure they have a proper temperament.
Henry - This person died in a steamboat accident.
Mr. W - This person is a guest pilot and is often offended.
Tom - This person is another trainee who the main character competes...
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