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.
Raymond Davis Garraty - This sixteen-year-old from Maine is one of the Walkers who looks forward to seeing his mother and girlfriend when passing his hometown.
Peter McVries - Number 61 is one of the alternates who is called to fill in for someone who dropped out. He and the Walker from Maine spend much time together and help each other out.
Gary Barkovitch - Walker number 5, from Washington, D.C. isn't very well liked by any of the other Walkers, particularly when he encourages and celebrates other Walkers getting a ticket...
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