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.
Ann Burden - A teenage girl who is the sole survivor a war that ended in nuclear holocaust.
Mr. John Loomis - A scientist who worked with a team who invented a material that repels radiation and who arrives at Ann's farm.
Edward - This character wants to use the suit to go find his family.
Mother and Father - How Ann refers to two people in her past.
The Kleins - An elderly couple who owns a store not far from the Burden farm.
Joseph - Ann's brother.
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