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.
Sarkhan - This fictional Asian country lies near enough to Vietnam, Burma, and China to be affected by their economic and political struggles.
Dien Bien Phu, Vietnam - The battle in this village serves as a symbol of the larger struggle between invading Communists and the Western forces that try to protect the natives.
Chang 'Dong, Sarkhan - This poor hillside village represents the Asian peoples.
The Home of the American Ambassador to Sarkhan - Where the Ambassadors reside when in charge of the Embassy.
The Long-handle Broom - Emma Atkins' invention reduces...
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