Frannie - The narrator of the book.
Sean - Frannie's older brother.
Jesus Boy - The nickname given to the new kid in Frannie's sixth grade class.
Samantha - Frannie's best friend.
Trevor - The class bully who has a white father.
Maribel - A snooty girl in Frannie's class who previously attended a private school.
RayRay - The boy who is initially afraid of Trevor but who realizes that he can stand up to Trevor.
Frannie's Mother - A woman who has lost several babies and who is pregnant again as the story opens.
Frannie's Father - A long-distance truck driver and away from home quite often.
Lila - Frannie's sister who died before Frannie was born.
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