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.
Boy narrator - This character is intelligent, curious, imaginative, sensitive, inquisitive, and remarkably gifted.
The boy's mother - This character is weak and suffers greatly from depression.
The boy's father - This character has a reserved and compassionate character that resulted from having to take care of siblings as a young adult.
Grandfather - This character was a prominent local figure whose abuse of power led to the death of several people.
Uncle Eddie - This character's death is the focus of the storyline of the novel.
Tony McIlhenny - This...
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