She is the twelve-year-old protagonist of the story.
She lives near the ocean and shares a special bond with Martha.
She is killed when a car hits her while she's riding her bicycle.
He is somewhat rough and tumble, but his affection for his family is evident.
He is a writer who has yet to have anything published.
She is a radio personality who is somewhat demanding of her children though she also realizes their need for independence.
She is demanding but generally so loving that Martha is happy to be with her.
He is making a film and kisses Martha to create what he refers to as the love portion of his video.
He shows up just as Martha and her...
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