The Penderwicks Characters

Jeanne Birdsall
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Jane Penderwick

Jane is ten when this story starts and her father describes her as 'the short one'. She is a girl who has a great deal of energy and a wonderful imagination. She is the second daughter of four born to Martin and Elizabeth Penderwick, and is an intelligent, well-adjusted young lady who loves to play soccer. She is the school teams' center forward and the coach from middle school is already coming to watch her play. When Jeffrey learns about this, and the fact that Hound punctured her ball, he generously loans her his.

Jane also writes stories in her spare time all of which center around a main character named Sabrina Starr. Sabrina is the heroine who rescues a variety of things in trouble beginning with a baby sparrow and most recently, a young boy named Arthur.

Jane is a bit of a dreamer which is...

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