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.
Ruby - This character is seventeen when her mother vanishes.
Nate Cross - The boy who lives next door to Jamie and Cora.
Cora Hunter - Ruby's older sister.
Ruby's mother - An alcoholic and an abusive parent.
Jamie Hunter - He grew up with a wonderful, large, close-knit family.
Blake Cross - He is rude and controlling.
Harriett - The woman who owns a jewelry kiosk in the mall.
Olivia - A girl who attends Perkins Day but who had attended Jackson.
Gervais - He's a twelve-year-old genius who attends...
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