This section provides a short description of all the major objects 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.
Lake Chisago - This is the main setting of this novel, and where Karl and Kristina settle.
Stillwater - This is a town near Lake Chisago where Karl often travels for business.
Sweden - This is the country from which Karl, Kristina and many of their neighbors in the St. Croix Valley immigrate.
Civil War - This conflict to abolish slavery breaks out at the beginning of the novel.
Sioux War - This conflict consists of a tribe of Native Americans attacking settlers in an attempt to reclaim their land when...
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