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.
Travis - This boy is fourteen years old and the main character of the story. The novel is told from his point of view.
Old Yeller - This is a big yellow dog with slick hair, a chewed off ear, and a stub tail.
Little Arliss - This character is five-years-old. He is pesky and mischievous. He helps provide comic relief for the story by his antics of catching bugs and lizards and by playing in the drinking water naked.
Mama - This character stays home with the boys when Papa...
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