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List F Characters and Book Titles 2011-12

List F Characters and descriptions with associated Book Titles
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Catherine and Patrick O'Leary - owners of the barn where the fire started
The Great Fire
James Hildreth - ex alderman who thought the best way to save Chicago was blowing up parts of it
The Great Fire
Julia Lemos - widow who single-handedly saved her five small children and elderly parents
The Great Fire
Horace White - Editor in Chief of the Chicago Tribune who had a "talented green parrot"
The Great Fire
Alexander Frear - a man from New York visiting relatives in Chicago
The Great Fire
Claire Innes - 12 year old whose family had recently moved to Chicago
The Great Fire
Daniel "Peg Leg" Sullivan - first person to notice the fire in O'Leary's barn
The Great Fire
America and Little Giant - first two fire engines at the scene
The Great Fire
Joseph Chamberlain - newspaper reporter at the scene when St. Paul's Church caught fire
The Great Fire
The Cob - Louis' father
The Trumpet of the Swan
The Pen - Louis' mother
The Trumpet of the Swan
Sam Beaver - an 11 year old boy who saves The Pen from a fox
The Trumpet of the Swan
Louis - a mute cygnet
The Trumpet of the Swan
Serena - a female that Louis is in love with
The Trumpet of the Swan
Applegate Skinner - an unpopular camper who nearly drowns
The Trumpet of the Swan
The Head Man - a zoo keeper at the Philadelphia Zoo
The Trumpet of the Swan
Laura - a little girl who lives in a log house in Wisconsin
Little House in the Big Woods
Mary - Laura's older sister who has beautiful golden hair and acts like a perfect little girl
Little House in the Big Woods
Baby Caroline (Carrie) - Laura and Mary's younger sister and "the prettiest baby in the whole world"
Little House in the Big Woods
Charles Ingalls - Laura's Pa who built the family house and sells furs from animals he shot
Little House in the Big Woods
Caroline Ingalls - Laura's Ma who keeps house and sews dresses for herself and her daughters
Little House in the Big Woods
Jack - the bull dog who protects the family
Little House in the Big Woods
Black Susan - the cat who hunts for mice
Little House in the Big Woods
Grandpa Ingalls - makes maple syrup, maple sugar and maple cakes
Little House in the Big Woods
Grandma Ingalls - out jigged Uncle George
Little House in the Big Woods
Uncle George - ran away to be a drummer in the army when he was 14
Little House in the Big Woods
Aunt Docia and Aunt Ruby - Pa's sisters who live with Grandma and Grandpa Ingalls
Little House in the Big Woods
Mrs. Peterson - a Swede whom Laura and Mary sometimes went to visit; she always gave them each a cookie
Little House in the Big Woods
Eva Huleatt - a pretty girl with dark eyes and black curls
Little House in the Big Woods
Clarence Huleatt - a red-headed boy with freckles, who is always laughing
Little House in the Big Woods
Mr. and Mrs. Huleatt - parents of Eva and Clarence
Little House in the Big Woods
Aunt Lotty - Laura and Mary's aunt who liked brown and golden curls
Little House in the Big Woods
Uncle Henry - Caroline's brother who trades work with Pa, Charley's father
Little House in the Big Woods
Aunt Polly - Uncle Henry's wife and Charles' sister, Charley's mother
Little House in the Big Woods
Cousin Charley - almost 11 year old big boy who played wolf three times with Pa and Uncle Henry, he got stung by yellow jackets the fourth time playing wolf
Little House in the Big Woods
Aunt Eliza - Caroline's sister, Uncle Peter's wife, mother of Peter, Alice and Ella
Little House in the Big Woods
Uncle Peter - Aunt Eliza's husband and father of Peter, Alice and Ella
Little House in the Big Woods
Peter, Alice and Ella - Laura, Mary and Carrie's cousins
Little House in the Big Woods
Ruby - a 9 year old girl with red hair who lives in Halleluia and usually wears overalls
Love, Ruby Lavender
Miss Eula - Ruby's grandmother and best friend who lived in the Pink Palace and whose favorite expression was "good garden of peas!"
Love, Ruby Lavender
Miss Mattie - Ruby's great aunt who owns the general store
Love, Ruby Lavender
Melba Jane - girl who auditions for the leading child role in the operetta every year, knocked over a ladder and got covered with blue paint
Love, Ruby Lavender
Leila Latham - Melba's mother, runs a beauty shop
Love, Ruby Lavender
Evelyn Lavender - Ruby's mother, works as the County Extension Agent for Home and Garden Affairs
Love, Ruby Lavender
Mr. Ishee/Uncle Tater - the new 4th grade teacher in town
Love, Ruby Lavender
Aunt Tot - Mr. Ishee's wife, also a bad cook and bad artist
Love, Ruby Lavender
Dove - the Ishee's niece from Memphis who called Ruby "peas"
Love, Ruby Lavender
Garnet - Ruby's grandfather, killed in a car accident along with Melba's father
Love, Ruby Lavender
Ivy, Bemmie and Bess - three hens
Love, Ruby Lavender
Zoe Elias - almost 11 year old girl who dreams of being a piano prodigy and playing in Carnegie Hall
A Crooked Kind of Perfect
Zoe's Mom - controller of money for the state
A Crooked Kind of Perfect
Zoe's Dad - absent minded and has difficulty dealing with the world outside his house
A Crooked Kind of Perfect
Mabelline Person - Zoe's organ teacher who loves ginger ale, especially Vernors in a glass with ice
A Crooked Kind of Perfect
Wheeler Diggs - Zoe's classmate, a bully who dresses like a mess but has good hair, makes cookies with Zoe's dad
A Crooked Kind of Perfect
Hugh - UPS driver with big teeth and a bushy mustache; the only adult Dad speaks to except Mom
A Crooked Kind of Perfect
Emma Dent - Zoe's ex-best friend, has 3 sisters and lives in a big house
A Crooked Kind of Perfect
Colton Shell - lunch table companion who has a crush on Zoe
A Crooked Kind of Perfect
Henry and Danny - lunch table companions
A Crooked Kind of Perfect
Mona - performed 5 Perform-O-Ramas
A Crooked Kind of Perfect
Mika - competitor against Zoe
A Crooked Kind of Perfect
Mrs. Tinstella - leader of radio WPOP
A Crooked Kind of Perfect
Abelard (Abel) Hassam di Chirico Flint - a mouse
Abel's Island
Amanda - Abel's wife
Abel's Island
Gower Gackens - a frog stranded on the island
Abel's Island
Owl - bird who tried to carry Abel away but had his toes cut by a pen knife
Abel's Island
Daggie Dogfoot - runt with deformed front feet who stayed with his mother when the others were weaned
Pigs Might Fly
Mrs. Barleylove - Daggie's mother in pen #5
Pigs Might Fly
Pigman - servant and duck man who was fat and pig-like
Pigs Might Fly
Mrs. Troughlicker - in pen #1
Pigs Might Fly
Mrs. Boltapple - in pen #2
Pigs Might Fly
Mrs. Swedechopper - in pen #3
Pigs Might Fly
Mrs. Swiller - in pen #4
Pigs Might Fly
Mrs. Gobblespud - in pen #6
Pigs Might Fly
Mrs. Maizemunch - in pen #7
Pigs Might Fly
Mrs. Grazegrass - in pen #8
Pigs Might Fly
Mrs. Grubguzzle - in pen #9
Pigs Might Fly
Champion Imperial Challenger III of Ploughbarrow - Squire, boar and father of all piglets
Pigs Might Fly
Felicity - a Muscovy duck who perches in trees and roosted in an Alder tree, originally from South America, gave Daggie swimming lessons
Pigs Might Fly
Izaak (Ike) - an otter, 30" long, who likes to play jokes
Pigs Might Fly
St. Anthony - patron saint of Pigmen
Pigs Might Fly
Margaret (Meg) Murry - the oldest in the family, a sensitive and unhappy girl with braces, glasses and mouse-brown hair
A Wrinkle in Time
Sandy and Dennys - Meg and Charles Wallace's 10 year old twin brothers who feel it is their duty to protect the family
A Wrinkle in Time
Charles Wallace - the younger child in the Murry family who is extremely intelligent and able to read people's minds
A Wrinkle in Time
Fortinbras - the Murry family's big black dog, part Llewellyn setter and part greyhound
A Wrinkle in Time
Mrs. Murry - mother of Meg, Sandy, Dennys and Charles Wallace, a scientist with flaming red hair, creamy skin and violet eyes with long, dark lashes
A Wrinkle in Time
Mr. Murry - a physicist with several Ph.D's who disappeared while on a secret and dangerous government mission
A Wrinkle in Time
Mrs. Buncombe - the Constable's wife who has 12 sheets stolen from her
A Wrinkle in Time
Miss Porter - Meg's teacher
A Wrinkle in Time
Mr. Jenkins - Meg's school principal
A Wrinkle in Time
Calvin O'Keefe - a tall, skinny 14 year old boy with orange hair, freckles and bright blue eyes; when he gets a compulsion, he always does what it tells him
A Wrinkle in Time
Mrs. Whatsit - lives with Mrs. Who and Mrs. Which in the haunted house in the woods and metamorphosises into a beautiful winged creature to carry Meg, Calvin and Charles Wallace to see the dar Thing that their father is fighting
A Wrinkle in Time
Mrs. Who - a plump little woman who wears enormous spectacles and speaks in quotes because she has difficulty verbalizing
A Wrinkle in Time
Mrs. Which - has a difficult time materializing. appears at first as a shimmer, then as a figure in a black robe and black peaked hat, beady eyes, a beaked nose with long, gray hair, clutching a broomstick
A Wrinkle in Time
The Happy Medium - lives in a cave on a planet in Orion's belt and wears a turban of pale, mauve silk and a long, flowing, purple satin gown.
A Wrinkle in Time
The Man with Red Eyes - the Prime Coordinator - the children encounter him in the CENTRAL (Central Intelligence Building) on Comazotz. He subjects Charles Wallace to IT's control
A Wrinkle in Time
IT - a disembodied, oversized, pulsating brain that controls everyone on Comazotz
A Wrinkle in Time
Aunt Beast - a tall, gray, furry, faceless, tentacled creature on the planet Ixchel that counteracts the effects of the Black Thing on Meg and helps her to feel better
A Wrinkle in Time
Homer - a boy who lives 2 miles from Centerburg with his father and mother
Homer Price
Tabby - the family cat
Homer Price
Aroma - the skunk who the main character turns into a pet
Homer Price
Mr. Dreggs - creator of Dreggs Lotion and sponsor of the local radio program
Homer Price
Mr. Price - owns a tourist camp and a filling station
Homer Price
Mrs. Price - cooks and takes care of the cabins at the tourist camp
Homer Price
Freddy - Homer's good friend
Homer Price
Louis - Freddy's little brother in "The Case of the Cosmic Comic"
Homer Price
Uncle Ulysses - the main character's uncle who owns a lunchroom
Homer Price
Super-Duper - the comic book hero
Homer Price
Aunt Agnes - wife of Uncle Ulysses
Homer Price
Mr. Gabby - an advertising man/"sandwich man"
Homer Price
Mrs. Enders - lady in the limousine
Homer Price
Charles - the chauffeur
Homer Price
Rupert Black - winner of a contest who finds a bracelet in a doughnut
Homer Price
Miss Terwilliger - a good knitter whose favorite dress was robin's egg blue, famous for her fried chicken
Homer Price
Telemachus (Uncle Telly) - an admirer of Miss Terwilliger and a collect of string
Homer Price
Judge Shank - suggested a contest for the county fair
Homer Price
Michael Murphy - the stranger with the long beard, old clothes and mysterious old car who had been working on the hills and away from people for 30 years
Homer Price
Miss Naomi Enders - the lady who just moved into town and helped the main character make doughnuts by using her family recipe
Homer Price
Dulcey Dooner - the sign putter-upper for Enders Heights
Homer Price
Alex - Jewish boy hiding in a Polish ghetto during World War II
Island on Bird Street
Alex's Father - worked in a rope factory in the ghetto, promised to escape from the Germans and come back to the ghetto
Island on Bird Street
Alex's Mother - transported to Germany while visiting another ghetto
Island on Bird Street
Gryns Family - another Polish family that constructed a bunker with Alex's family, refused to share food with Alex when everyone in the ghetto was deported to concentration camps
Island on Bird Street
Mietak Gryns - father of the Gryns' family
Island on Bird Street
Tsippora, Avrom, Yossi Gryns - children of the Gryns' family
Island on Bird Street
Old Boruch - friend of Alex's father, storeroom manager at the rope factory, lost his life helping Alex escape the Germans
Island on Bird Street
Martha and parents - Martha is 8 or 9 years old, another family hiding in the ghetto, stole food Alex had found
Island on Bird Street
Stashya - a girl living outside the ghetto that Alex watches through his vent, they become friends when he sneaks out of the ghetto
Island on Bird Street
Yanek - a bully that watches through his vent
Island on Bird Street
Aunt Kristina - Yanek's aunt
Island on Bird Street
Dr. Stanislaw Polawski - a doctor that lives in the same building as Stashya
Island on Bird Street
Helinka Polawski - the doctor's wife
Island on Bird Street
Bolek - a doorman who is a member of the Polish underground; Alex first met him when he was searching the ghetto for supplies; he helps Henryk escape
Island on Bird Street
Freddy - Jew trying to join the ghetto uprising that hide with Alex
Island on Bird Street
Henryk - Jew trying to join the ghetto uprising that hides with Alex; wounded arm; treated by Dr. Polawski
Island on Bird Street
Snow - Alex's pet mouse
Island on Bird Street
78 Bird Street - Alex's hiding place; bombed house at the edge of the ghetto that once had 6 floors
Island on Bird Street
32 Bakers Street - location of secret passage out of the ghetto
Island on Bird Street
Robert Ebenezer Ellis - nickname Sneezer, main character, 10 years old, likes baseball and writing, has a bad temper, plays pitcher/2nd base, B-level player, #9
Bobby Baseball
Sammy Ellis - Bobby's older brother, 14 years old, thick eyeglasses, former catcher, had to stop playing due to pro eyesight
Bobby Baseball
Charles (Charles) Ellis - Bobby's father, played 2nd base in the St. Louis Cardinals farm system, sells insurance, coaches Bobby's team
Bobby Baseball
Molly Herr - Bobby's mother, English teacher, loves to read, good Scrabble player
Bobby Baseball
Albert Herr - Bobby's grandfather, St. Louis Cardinals fan, loves with Bobby's family
Bobby Baseball
Jason (Jumpin') Moss - Bobby's best friend who is tall and has freckles and lives down the street, left-handed, plays 1st base, loves music, B-player because he strikes out too often, #7
Bobby Baseball
Ned (Jelly Belly) Robbins - overweight and plays catcher
Bobby Baseball
Jimmy Rossillo - starting catcher, tough kid who gets in trouble at school
Bobby Baseball
Jane (Mouth) DeMuth - a small girl who talks a lot and bunts well, plays 2nd base, right-handed, got hit in the mouth at practice, #11
Bobby Baseball
Freddie Miller - center, becomes pitcher and throws hard, #3
Bobby Baseball
Nancy Moriarty - Mouth's friend who's not a skilled player and plays backup outfielder
Bobby Baseball
Jack Ulman - back up on first
Bobby Baseball
Sean (Gardy) Gardner - #43
Bobby Baseball
Mike Lum - plays 3rd
Bobby Baseball
Tony Gomez - plays shortstop, #14
Bobby Baseball
Roger Tucker - plays backup 2nd base
Bobby Baseball
Karl (KP) Peters - infielder, #23
Bobby Baseball
Mike Marder - left, #34
Bobby Baseball
Bill Alston - right
Bobby Baseball
Miss DeBoer - Bobby's teacher who complains that Bobby only writes about baseball
Bobby Baseball
Jack Sheridan - coach of the Rangers, Dad's friend, usually has good teams
Bobby Baseball
Andy Manetti - "Mr. Magnificent", main character who liked to collect baseball cards, his mom died when he was 2 months old
The Magnificent Mummy Maker
Jason Manetti - "Mr. Gifted", 10 year old stepbrother of Andy who had an incredible memory, always bragging
The Magnificent Mummy Maker
Miss Haverly - Andy's teacher who had her first year of teaching Social Studies and planned to take the class on a trip to the Barton Museum of Fine Arts
The Magnificent Mummy Maker
Keggan McGrath - Andy's best friend who used a hamster for his social studies project
The Magnificent Mummy Maker
Marie Manetti - Andy's stepmother who loved to wear lots of big jewelry even when she's in her nightgown; she rarely yelled and found nice ways of telling Andy to do things
The Magnificent Mummy Maker
Winks Manetti - real name is Vanessa; special baby who has this funny look as if she knew everything her brothers say; loves to swing and her favorite toy is a plush pink pig
The Magnificent Mummy Maker
Megan McGrath - Keggan's sister who made a special meal for her school nutrition project
The Magnificent Mummy Maker
Phil Manetti - Andy's dad who has a job as a mason (lifting block and hauling brick)
The Magnificent Mummy Maker
Wiley - a hamster owned by Megan McGrath
The Magnificent Mummy Maker
Mr. Supps - Andy's school principal
The Magnificent Mummy Maker
Mrs. Foley - Andy's school art teacher
The Magnificent Mummy Maker
Stacey Brinkly - the best artist in the fifth grade
The Magnificent Mummy Maker
Mr. Gaven - the crabbiest substitute teacher for Miss Haverly
The Magnificent Mummy Maker
Max Silvestri - one of the smartest kids in Andy's class
The Magnificent Mummy Maker
Devin Ritter - the bus guard
The Magnificent Mummy Maker
Annie Manetti - Andy's mom who died when he was 2 months old
The Magnificent Mummy Maker
Frank Sabatino - one of Andy's classmates who sneezed loud and startled Keggan making him swing his paint brush getting a glob of green pain on his head
The Magnificent Mummy Maker
Tony Hague - classmate of Andy's who got hit by a glob of paint on his head by Keggan
The Magnificent Mummy Maker
Frederick Gilmore - nickname "Spoon", 10 year old boy who lived in Madison, WI with his Mom, Dad, brother (12 yrs old) and sister (6 yrs old)
Sun and Spoon
Scott Gilmore - Frederick's (Spoon's) father, 4th grade teacher at Lincoln Elementary School whose hobby is gardening
Sun and Spoon
Kay Gilmore - Frederick's (Spoon's) mother, art teacher at Lincoln Elementary whose hobby is gardening
Sun and Spoon
Charlie Gilmore - Frederick's (Spoon's) 12 year old rother
Sun and Spoon
Joanie Gilmore - Frederick's (Spoon's) 6 year old sister who collects "bones" (twigs and sticks)
Sun and Spoon
Evie - Frederick's (Spoon's) maternal grandmother who lives in Oregon
Sun and Spoon
Pa - Frederick's (Spoon's) paternal grandfather who lives five blocks away from Spoon
Sun and Spoon
Grams - Frederick's (Spoon's) paternal grandmother who died suddenly from a heart attack; she collected suns and geraniums were her favorite flower because she liked the way they smelled of the earth
Sun and Spoon
Jonathan Palmer - a 12 year old boy, main character of the story, likes baseball
Earthquake Terror
Abby Palmer - 6 year old girl and sister of Jonathan who can't walk by herself because of an accident (falling off the slide on the playground)
Earthquake Terror
Mrs. Palmer - Jon and Abby's mom who breaks her ankle when the family is at the lake
Earthquake Terror
Mr. Palmer - Jon and Abby's dad
Earthquake Terror
Moose - Jon's dog, a golden retreiver
Earthquake Terror
Howard Jeeter, 10 1/2 year old 5th grader, main character whose family moves from Arizona to Massachusetts
The Kid in the Red Jacket
Gaylord Jeeter, Howard's baby brother
The Kid in the Red Jacket
Barry Thornsberry and Roger Grimsley - Howard's best friends in Arizona
The Kid in the Red Jacket
Miss Filbert - Howard, Barry and Roger's preschool teacher
The Kid in the Red Jacket
Bill - Howard's dog, a basset hound
The Kid in the Red Jacket
Clifford Jeeter - Howard's dad, "Big Jake" is his CB handle
The Kid in the Red Jacket
Molly Vera Thompson - Howard's neighbor after he moves to Massachusetts, 1st grader with red frizzy hair missing two front teeth, lives with "Nonny" her grandmother because her parents are divorced
The Kid in the Red Jacket
Mrs. Walton - Howard's teacher in Massachusetts
The Kid in the Red Jacket
Sally - Molly Vera Thompson's friend
The Kid in the Red Jacket
Pete - kid in Howard's class, a jock, called out Howard and Ollie for playing keep away with Molly's doll
The Kid in the Red Jacket
Ollie - wise guy kid in Howard's class
The Kid in the Red Jacket
Chester Pewe - crossing guard for 20 years, had a street named after him when he retired, Howard lives on that street
The Kid in the Red Jacket
Buzz and Ralph - the 300 pound mover and thin mover who moved the Jetter family's things into their house in Massachusetts
The Kid in the Red Jacket
Frankie Boatwright - the kid Molly pushed off the swing
The Kid in the Red Jacket
Madeline - Molly's doll, a gift from her foster home who keeps Molly safe from frog heads under the bed at night
The Kid in the Red Jacket
Uncle Russell - Molly's uncle, gave her rain boots
The Kid in the Red Jacket
Shiloh - a dog who belonged to Judd Travers but ran away
Saving Shiloh
Marty Preston - main character
Saving Shiloh
David Howard - Marty's best friend
Saving Shiloh
Dara Lynn Preston - Marty's 7 year old sister
Saving Shiloh
Becky Preston - Marty's 3 year old sister
Saving Shiloh
Mr. Howard - David's dad, a newspaper reporter
Saving Shiloh
Dr. John Collins - town vet, Marty works for him on Saturday mornings
Saving Shiloh
Dad Preston - Marty's dad, a mailman
Saving Shiloh
Ma Preston - Marty's mom
Saving Shiloh
Judd Travers - odd man who townspeople are afraid, hunts squirrels and turkeys
Saving Shiloh
Mafatu - means "Stout Heart", 15 year old boy, son of the chief, mother dies at his side when he is very young
Call It Courage
Uri - stray dog, constant companion of Mafatu on his journey
Call It Courage
Kivi - albatross who helps Mafatu
Call It Courage
Tavana Nui - Mafatu's father, chief of the Hikueru
Call It Courage
Moana - the sea god
Call It Courage
Maui - the god of fisherman
Call It Courage