Terms in this set (13)
Andy Evans (IT)
antagonist, senior in high school. He is charming but scares the heck out of Melinda.
protagonist, narrator of the story. Very bright student but her vision is sometimes clouded by her suffering.
He is Melinda's biology lab partner and is one of the few students in the school who will speak to her. She comes to admire him very much for his brilliance; his willingness to stand up for what is right, and his patience for her.
Melinda's Language Arts teacher, and she has this nickname because her hair always falls in front of her face.
move-in freshman who befriends Melinda
personable; has art class with Melinda
- disconnected from Melinda in that they communicate through notes more than actually speaking
He is the Art teacher who has his own issues with a school board, who will provide him with no supplies with which to teach. However, he is the only adult who tries to understand Melinda's pain and encourages her to stand up for what she believes.
Melinda's social studies teacher. He always seems to catch her doing something wrong.
Mrs. Spanish Teacher
nearly knocked herself out speaking and using gestures in class.
Melinda pitied this teacher's love of algebra.
athletic; good at everything
hateful' Melinda's ex-best friend