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.
Blackie Collins - This character refuses to live up to the expectations of his demanding father.
Charlie Collins - This character is a medical student who lives in an apartment in the city. A popular guy, he represents the perfect son.
Cole Collins - This character represents the corporate, middle-class white man. He has high expectations for his children and blames their failures on the influence of other boys.
Jamie Collins - This character is a love interest and the only girl among the five children. She is a feminist and...
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