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.
Toby Wilson - This thirteen-year-old tries to survive summer vacation in a very small Texas panhandle town.
Cal McKnight - This character will not write a letter to a brother who is in Vietnam.
Wayne McKnight - This character has a profound effect on the characters of the novel despite being millions of miles away.
Zachary Beaver - This character's knowledge of landmarks comes from the books read when alone instead of from actual travel.
Miss Myrtie Mae - This character is the town librarian and historian.
Scarlett and Juan -...
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