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.
Rita Golden Gelman - This character is a person who has an insatiable urge to travel. The character faces fear directly and overcomes insecurities while learning new languages, trying new foods, and interacting with people in different lands.
Jan - This character is the author's child. This characters joins Rita on trips around the globe, generally spending several weeks touring around with Rita and living with the native people.
Mitch - This character is Rita's son, an award-winning writer of whom Rita is very proud.
Lionel - This character is one...
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