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.
Daniel - This character is a high-functioning autistic savant.
Neil - This character is a software programmer who enjoys using computers to communicate. This character makes a perfect partner for the author.
Kevin - This person is the author's father. He is a nurturing person who loves all his children very much.
Jennifer - This character is the author's mother.
Kim Peek - This character is the real-life person who inspired the film Rain Man.
Birut - This character is a translator who the author meets in an English language class...
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