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.
Jody Baxter - This character is a twelve-year old who longs for a pet through the first half of the novel.
Ezra (Penny) Baxter - This character is a skilled hunter and farmer with a reputation for being honest who believes in a balance between man and animals.
Ora (Ma) Baxter - This character is large, enjoys sewing and baking, knows the daily grind of life in the back country, and rarely smiles or shows affection.
Buck Forrester - This character is the only one in his family known for level-headedness...
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