A Girl Named Zippy: Growing Up Small in Mooreland, Indiana Character Descriptions

Haven Kimmel
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Character Descriptions

Zippy Jarvis - This strange-looking baby, with big eyes, a long face, and no hair, did not speak until she was almost three years old and was a bit precocious growing up.

Bob Jarvis - This head of the main household was responsible for much of the disciple, sometimes scaring other members of the family, even though he clearly loved them.

Dana - This person moved to Mooreland from Los Angeles when her parents were transferred to the new Chrysler plant. At first fascinating, she quickly became a competitor in the story.

Dr. Heilman - This local doctor believed the main character's delay in speech might have been caused by either a staph infection in her ears when she was younger or the umbilical cord being wrapped around her neck when she was born.

Melinda Jarvis - This person is the author's older sister who, when they...

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