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.
Booker Taliaferro Washington - This person was born a slave just before the Civil War and chose a last name in school. This individual has a thirst for knowledge and, as a young person, worked in salt furnaces and coal mines.
General Samuel S. Armstrong - This influential, dedicated person is a source of inspiration to the main character. This individual never ceases to work for the betterment of fellow blacks and is just as interested in helping the poor whites in the South.
Miss Mary F. Mackie - This person...
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