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.
Apache - Vietnamese man who fights for the French and loses his vocal chords when captured.
Solomon Asch - Head of the American delegation to the Special Armament section of the Asia Conference.
Emma Atkins - Invents a long-handled broom that the old people in Sarkhan can use in place of their short-handled brooms, which are too hard on their backs.
Homer Atkins - Invents a water pump that proves to be an immense labor-saving device for the local people. Atkins sets himself up in business with Jeepo and...
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