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.
Dick Hunter - This character sells newspapers and matches. The character eventually becomes a bookkeeper.
Mark Manton - This character is an orphan who survives by selling matches. The character is reunited with a long-lost grandparent.
Frank Whitney - This character lives in the country on the Hudson River. The character is a descendant of a machine inventor.
Mr. Greyson - This character is married, has a nine-year-old daughter, teaches Sunday school, and helps another character get a job.
Hiram Bates - This character is a business owner who repays a...
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