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.
Wilhelmina Freeman - She is thirteen on the day she sees the British arriving in the town near her home.
Horace - A young, black boy who is about the same age as Willy and who works for Sam Fraunces,
Jordan Freeman - Father of Willy and husband of Lucy, he is a free black man who works hard for his family and risks his life for that freedom.
Lucy Freeman - She prizes a cow given to her by their former owners above anything else because the cow represents ownership...
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