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.
Lark Ann Browning Erhardt - The six-year-old main character is often afraid of her father and very close to her mother.
Arlene Erhardt - Lark's mama.
Willie Erhardt - Lark's papa.
Hilly - A veteran who is mentally challenged because of war wounds.
Mrs. Stillman - Hilly's mother.
Betty Weller - Lark's maternal aunt who gives birth to a stillborn baby girl whom she names Marjorie.
Stanley Weller - Husband of Betty, he abandons his family in search of work and never returns.
Beverly Ridza - The young girl who teaches...
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