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.
Selamawi Haileab Asgedom - This is the central figure of this book. His family moved to America where they had to become accustomed to a new culture.
Haileab - This was the central figure of the book's father. He was raised in a monastery and didn't have a formal education.
Tewolde - This was the central figure's older brother.
Mehret - This was the central figure's younger sister.
Mulu - This was the central figure's half-sister.
Kiros - This individual was a tough young boy who could really use his slingshot...
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