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.
David Henry McCallister - This character was raised in poverty and made the decision to have a better life than his parents were able to provide.
Norah Henry - This character is told that her child died in childbirth. She poses for nature photographs taken by her husband.
Caroline Gill - This character is the nurse who takes a child from her parents at birth by the request of the father.
Phoebe Henry - This character is a Downs syndrome child and goes through life in her own small world.
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