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.
Piri - This person is nine years old when the narrative begins.
Mother - This person is determined to keep the family safe and together and emerges as the leader of the family until the bitter end.
Father - This person is captured by the Russians and transferred to a Russian prison camp.
Babi - This person lives on a farm in Komjaty.
Lajos - This person is taken away by officials for allegedly speaking ill of Hungary and is transferred to a concentration camp.
Lujza - This person is involved...
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