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.
Jeannette Walls - This individual is also the narrator of the book and grew up in a household in which poverty and neglect were the norm.
Rose Mary Walls - This individual is a teacher who grew up in a very strict family in Arizona. As a result, this character does not provide any parental structure or discipline for the children.
Rex Walls - This individual is an alcoholic who has trouble keeping a job and tells the rest of the family stories about what happened at work.
Lori Walls -...
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