My Sister Lives on the Mantelpiece Characters

Annabel Pitcher
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Jamie Matthews

Jamie Matthews is just turning ten when the novel begins. Jamie lives with his father and sister Jas. Jamie once had another sister, Rose, but she was killed five years prior to the opening of the novel in a terrorist attack. Jamie barely remembers Rose, but his parents and sister continue to grieve her deeply.

Jamie and his family has just moved to a new place and Jamie has to start a new school. Jamie dislikes the school because he is bullied by other students. Jamie also dislikes that he is forced to sit at a table beside a Muslim girl. Jamie's father dislikes the Muslims and talks bad about them constantly because the terrorists who set off the bomb the day Rose was killed were Muslims. However, Jamie comes to like the Muslim girl very much and is bothered by how his friendship with her might...

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