The main characters in "The Bully" by Paul Langen are Darrell Mercer and Tyray Hobbs, two students in the ninth grade at Bluford High. In this book, Darrell is bullied by Tyray because he is smaller than his classmates.
"The Bully" is part of a series of books called The Bluford Series. The series is set in Titular High School and are young adult novels written to explore issues that affect kids in high school, from bullying to peer pressure and divorce. Langan wrote some of the books in this series, but not all. "The Bully" is part of the curriculum in some English classes.Learn More
"Who Asked You" is a story about a low-income black family in modern-day Los Angeles. While the family as a whole has plenty of problems, the story centers most on the bickering sisters, Betty Jean (BJ), Arlene and Venetia. The bickering takes place as the sisters see their kids grow up and face various issues head on.Full Answer >
As of 2014, two books have been published with the title "Are You My Mother?" One is a children's book by P.D. Eastman that was published in 1960. The second, published in 2012, is a graphic memoir written by Alison Bechdel. Its title is an allusion to the aforementioned children's classic.Full Answer >
"Where She Went" is the second book in the "If I Stay" series written by Gayle Forman. The book is a continuation of Adam and Mia's story told from Adam's point of view.Full Answer >
In fiction, major characters are central to the plot and are generally complex and three-dimensional, while minor characters are generally flat, stereotypical and not of central importance to the plot. Less time is devoted to developing minor than major characters and they tend to fade into the background of the story.Full Answer >