GAHS LS The Haunting of Hawthorne
Characters in the book
Main Character, very smart, has epilepsy, wants to teach handicapped kids, crush on Basil, trying for Scholarship.
Exchange Student, becomes student president, old fashioned, (spirit of W.E. Hawthorne) He likes Valerie.
Popular, pretty, becomes jealous of Val, hangs out withJim & Dennie, flirt,She is responsible for hospitalizing Mrs. Gottsman,
Suspened from school.
Valerie's best friend, nominates Basil for student council re-election.
Show-off, died in a car accident, drove a red convertible.
student council president, troublemaker, forced out as president
troublemaker, friends w/
Jan & Jim attacked basil with chains; put Jan up to vandalizing music music room
Valedictorian, smart ,Won Scholarship, wanted to teach Biology.
Student in music class
Dennie's older brother, was in prison twice, attacked Basil w/tire chains . meaner then Dennie.
William Evans Hawthorne
School named after him, statue, 1st principal died while trying to save students, (Basil Harris)
Didn't understand epilepsy, speech teacher, hols Valerie back because of epilepsy, scholarship committee
Music teacher, oldest teacher at Hawthorne, Jewish, grew up in concentration camp, hand was damaged by guard, room was vandalized, was hospitalized.
English teacher/Homeroom teacher
Mr. Kramer's substitute teacher, southern accent.
Director of the cener for the handicapped.
replaced Mrs. Gottsman/good friends with MS. Brundage