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.
Orleanna Price - This character has dark hair. She is kind and does the best that she can in taking care of her family in trying circumstances. She feels trapped by her husband but can't find a way to leave him. She cares for her daughters a great deal, but the situation that she finds herself in in the Congo leaves her exhausted most of the time.
Rachel Price - This character is the oldest daughter of the Price's. She is fifteen when the family goes to the Congo. She has...
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