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.
Tom Wingo - The narrator of the story, this character's depression and mental instability leads to the retelling of childhood events.
Luke Wingo - This character is a strong force that once held the Wingo family together and finally led to its utter destruction.
Savannah Wingo - This character is an escapist who despises the South and dreams of living in the city one day.
Lila Wingo - This character is totally self-centered and manipulative, whose denial of unpleasant events devastates the Wingo family.
Henry Wingo - This character's physical violence...
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