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.
Dr. Ed Burleigh - This character is an unmarried doctor who provides a frame for the story.
Lifschnitz - This character is a poor tailor who lives with his/her spouse and five children in a small three-room apartment.
Miss Pearl - This character works as a clerk at the general store.
Anton Rosicky - This character is originally from Czechoslovakia and comes to Nebraska to work as a farmer.
John Rosicky - This character is about twelve years old and takes care of the horses.
Josephine Rosicky - This character...
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