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.
Yolanda - A very large, African-American girl with an unquenchable appetite.
Andrew - This character is so talented that he can listen to any sound and play it on his harmonica.
Cool Breeze - The drug pusher that gave cocaine to seven-year-old Andrew.
Shirley Piper - Yolanda's only friend in Grand River, Michigan.
Aunt Tiny - Yolanda's gorgeously obese Aunt from Chicago.
Stoney Buxton - A skateboarder who practices at Asphalt Hill.
Romulus Foster - The bully and drug pusher who hangs out at Asphalt Hill in Grand River.
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