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.
Alexandra Bergson - This character is a young girl of twenty, but is overly serious and emotionally strong for her age. Her father wants her to take over the farm when he dies because she is the most intelligent and capable of his children.
Emil Bergson - This character is only five years old when the novel starts, but he is already dependent upon his sister, who will take care of him all his life.
Marie Tovesky Shabata - This character is so loving that she makes sure her houseplants are...
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