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.
Adella - See Della Barrios.
Della Barrios - This character sports a mini-skirt and fingertip-length coat, and serves a jail term for being involved in a gang fight.
Alice Bloomfield - This character is a reporter for the Daily People's World newspaper and heads the campaign for the gang's release.
Judge F. W. Charles - This character conducts a biased case, overruling justified objections by the gang's lawyer and imposing unfair restrictions.
Cholo - This character is a young member of the gang and gets left behind after the arrests.
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