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.
Del Jordan - This is the central character in the story and its narrator. She is a girl with innumerable questions about the world, the answers to which she likes to learn through listening and observing people. Even when her observations are off base, she is glad to have something with which to fill the hole it question previously made.
Del's Mother - This character is something of an anomaly in Jubilee, like her daughter. When she gets a job as a traveling encyclopedia salesperson, she shrugs off the expectations placed...
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