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.
Miranda - She is a sixth grade student living in New York City during the late 1970s and is the only child of a single mother.
Miranda's Mother - She is an unhappy woman who once aspired to be a lawyer but had to give up her dreams because she had a child.
Richard - He is a lawyer with the law firm where Miranda's mother works.
Sal - He is Miranda's best friend who begins walking home without her and avoiding her at lunch.
Marcus - He is a large...
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