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The Age of Miracles Characters

Karen Thompson Walker
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Julia is the main character and narrator of this novel. In the beginning of the novel, she is a 10-year-old girl. She has her 11th birthday during the course of the novel. Julia is in the sixth grade. During the course of the novel, Julia is struggling with both the beginnings of adolescence as well as the changes in the Earth as a result of the slowing. In the beginning of the novel, Julia is best friends with Hanna, a Mormon girl whose family moves to Utah. Julia is lonely without Hanna. When Hanna returns to California with a new best friend, Julia is hurt and alone. Suddenly, other kids begin picking on Julia. One of the main kids who causes Julia the most trouble is Daryl, a boy who pulls Julia's shirt up to prove that Julia is not wearing a bra. When Daryl does this, a gold nugget...

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