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.
Charley Goddard - He is a fifteen-year-old boy who is growing up in Winona, Minnesota at the beginning of the Civil War.
Ma - She is a normal mother-type, concerned for her son's safety.
The Black Lady at the Train Station - She approaches Charley during a train stop and thanks Charley for what he is doing and gives him a sweet roll.
The White Woman - An unnamed lady comes out of a house as the train is leaving the Baltimore station, pulls the colored lady inside and shakes her...
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