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.
Sosso Balla - This character attempts to lead his father's troops but is taken captive.
Sassouma Berete - This character is the king's first wife, a woman that is extremely jealous and will stop at nothing to gain the power in Mali.
Manding Bory - This character is considered a best friend and brother to the greatest king in Mali.
Manding Boukari - See Manding Bory
Buffalo of Do - This character terrorizes the countryside of Do, and later laments the violence and is starving, begging for food from kind passers-by...
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