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.
Francis Mackey - This character becomes a police officer and breaks off almost all contact with his family.
Rosie Daly - The daughter of a man who works at the Guiness plant, a job that puts the family in a more secure financial situation than most in the neighborhood.
Holly Mackey - This character is a bright girl and figures out that a letter she had seen in Shay's apartment is the key to Rosie's murder.
Olivia Mackey - Frank's ex-wife and Holly's mother.
Seamus Mackey - This character wants to...
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