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.
Biological Father - This person whom Lamott does not name, takes no role in Sam's life.
Brian - This person volunteers to be Sam's Big Brother.
Dudu - This person is Sam's surrogate grandmother.
Anne Lamott - This person is a writer who becomes pregnant when she is 35.
Sam Lamott - This person brings great joy to Lamott's family and friends.
Steve Lamott - This person is present at Sam's birth and remains an active presence in Sam's life.
John Manning - This person convinces Anne to jot down a few...
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