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.
BoyBoy - This character is largely preoccupied with other women and drinking, and is rarely home. He returns three years later with a new woman, apparently hoping for a handout, but doesn't get anything, and he disappears again.
Chicken Little - This character is a small boy who comes to play at the river. He is accidentally thrown into the river, where he drowns. His body is found downstream by a white man, who is annoyed at having to deal with it, and after the bargeman, the sheriff, and a ferryman...
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