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.
Nyle Sumner - This character is a thirteen-year-old girl who is orphaned and living with her grandmother on a sheep farm just outside of what used to be Cookshire.
Gran - A woman who has led a hard life, knowing the pain of losing a daughter and then a husband, this character marches onward.
Muncie Harris - The small child or "runt" of the Harris family, this character has straw-blond hair, blue eyes behind glasses, a big head, and short arms and legs.
Ezra Trent - The night of the accident...
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