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.
Babs - This is the nickname of a character whose strength and sense of emotional self-control often mask deep emotion.
FDR - This nickname is most commonly used to abbreviate the protagonist's long name.
Frank - The informal name of the character who loves family and works diligently to overcome the effects of illness.
Louis McHenry Howe - This asthmatic chain smoker is a devoted friend of the protagonist.
Jimmy - The informal name of the character who loves to arm wrestle with the protagonist.
Mr. Lassiter - Cold and formal...
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