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.
Tambudzai - This character is a serious youth who tries to receive an education but cannot receive formal education until an older sibling accidentally dies and a space in the school clears.
Babamukuru - This character is the patriarch of the family and is the chief benefactor of the village, providing food and education to the children, and whose orders are never ignored.
Nyasha - This character spent five years studying in England before returning to Africa and experiencing extreme culture shock that leads to a case of bulimia.
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