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.
D Foster - She arrives on Neeka and the narrator's block one day, dressed oddly, and develops a quick friendship, initially over Double Dutch jump roping.
Neeka - She is the best friend of the narrator and someone who has lived with the narrator on the same street since they were both babies.
The Narrator - She is never referred to by name. Like Neeka and D, she is eleven-years-old at the outset of the novel, and thirteen by the time the novel ends.
Tupac Shakur - He was a real-life...
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