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.
Nick Hornby - This character finds he can bond with his father and his friends at school through football, and his interest quickly becomes an obsession. He is intimately familiar with the team and its players, and his moods throughout his life coincide with his team's fortunes.
Mr. Hornby - In an effort to get closer to his children, this character makes frequent trips to take them out on weekly excursions. One day, running out of things to do, he takes his son to a football game.
Mrs. Hornby - This...
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