A seventh grade boy, he lives with his father, one older brother, one older sister, and one younger brother and sister.
An alcoholic woman who lives one block from Vernon's home with her mentally handicapped son.
Maxine's son, he never speaks and becomes friends with Vernon.
The woman who tutors Vernon.
Vernon's youngest brother.
Vernon's older brother.
Vernon's oldest sister.
Vernon's younger sister.
Vernon's friend who hot-wires a Toyota just to prove he can.
Vernon's friend who has a mentally handicapped brother who lives in an institution.
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