Annemarie Johansen - This character is a ten-year-old trying to understand the increasingly-complex world around her. This character's parents try to protect her from what is going on around her, including how her sister was killed.
Kirsti Johansen - This character is a charming and vivacious child of five when the story begins. Her innocence and sense of right and wrong are so intact that she has the naive courage of youth to confront the German soldiers when they mistreat her or others.
Mrs. Inge Johansen (Mama) - This character represents some of the basic goodness in the world: motherhood, friendship, loyalty, courage - a kind woman who enjoys taking care of her children. Although this character may seem simple sometimes, she actually has great depth.
Mr. Johansen - Little is known by readers about this character, except that he is a brave and a good...
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