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.
Mary Call Luther - This character is strong and intelligent and is left in charge of two sisters and a brother at the age of fourteen when their father becomes ill and dies.
Devola Luther - This character is the oldest sibling in the family, and the family believes that this character will always be childlike.
Romey Luther - This character is young and immature, but takes on the role of the father figure by working in the fields.
Ima Dean - This character is the only one who is truly...
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