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.
Art teacher - This character notices the bruises on the main character.
Aunt Betsy - The main character's aunt. This character is willing to have the main character stay with her for a weekend, but ultimately won't help the main character.
Aunt Nadine - The main character's aunt. This character a self-important, selfish phony who treats the main character as if she is beneath her.
Big lady - A large, strong, African American woman who comes to the main character's rescue.
Dora - This character is ten-years-old, still wets her pants...
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