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.
Rutherford Calhoun - This person is the writer of the journal entries through which the story is told.
Isadora - This person is a kind, gentle schoolteacher.
Squibb - This person had to have a bone in his right foot replaced with a metal rod.
Peter Cringle - This person is the first mate and quartermaster of a ship who allows his crewmates to cannibalize him.
Captain Falcon - This person is mistaken for a dwarf because of his small stature.
Reverend Chandler - This person was once a slave master...
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