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.
Erin Gruwell - This individual is a first-year English teacher who is given the tough, unteachable students.
The Freedom Writers - This is a group of at-risk students, who have troubled home backgrounds.
Zlata Filipovic - This author's diary chronicled the Bosnian war.
Anne Frank - This author's diary chronicled life hiding in an attic during World War II.
Miep Gies - This person finds a diary that is about life spent hiding during the Holocaust.
Gerda Seifer - This person is the first Holocaust survivor to speak with the high...
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