Sylvia Ashton-Warner - This person in New Zealand developed innovative techniques to teach Maori children to read English.
The Maori People - These are the native peoples of New Zealand.
Keith Henderson - This person serves as the school's headmaster.
Colleen - This is a senior student at the school who serves as a teaching assistant.
Mr. Tremaine - This is an official from the New Zealand School District.
Peter - This is a school district official who advocates the author's teaching methods.
Helen - This is a senior on the school's basketball team.
New Zealand Wildlife - As these things wander into the classroom, the teacher uses them as learning opportunities for the students.
Seven - This student is a disciplinary problem who threatens other people.
Matawhero - This person physically attacked a white boy and was sent home as punishment.
Waiwini - This person is...
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