This One Summer Characters

Mariko Tamaki
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Rose

Rose Abigail Wallace is the main character of the novel “This One Summer” by Jillian Tamaki and Mariko Tamaki. Rose is the daughter of Evan and Alice Wallace, and the summer best friend of Windy. Each year, Rose and her parents vacation at Awago Beach. Rose loves to collect pebbles, a childhood hobby instilled in her by her father. About the age of eleven or twelve, Rose is thin, blonde, and intensely observant. Rose is largely inexperienced about the world of adults, but she is slowly leaving childhood behind. Though Rose and Windy are essentially inseparable, at several points throughout the novel, Windy’s more childish behavior annoys Rose. Rose herself develops her first real crush on a boy in the novel –Duncan, who works at Brewster’s.

Rose is dismayed to learn that her parents are frequently arguing seemingly due to her mother’s coldness. She is...

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