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.
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...
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