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.
Cowardly Lion - The group meets this character when he jumps out at them as they make their way through a forest. This character knocks over two other characters, and when he tries to bite Toto, Dorothy slaps him. He is ashamed and admits that Dorothy is right.
This character often demonstrates bravery. He fails to understand that courage is not the absence of fear, but is taking action in the face of fear.
Dorothy - This character's journey to see the Wizard of Oz brings friendship and adventure. When...
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