The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian | Study Guide

Sherman Alexie

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The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian | Characters

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Junior Junior, known at school by his given name Arnold Spirit Jr., is the book's narrator and protagonist. Read More
Rowdy Rowdy is Junior's best friend since childhood. Read More
Dad Dad is Junior's practical, loving father. Read More
Mom Mom is Junior's intelligent, loyal mother. Read More
Mary Mary is Junior's intelligent and adventurous but underachieving older sister. Read More
Jim Andruss The Andruss triplets live on the Wellpinit reservation. Jim is one of the triplets.
Joe Andruss The Andruss triplets live on the Wellpinit reservation. Joe is one of the triplets.
John Andruss The Andruss triplets live on the Wellpinit reservation. John is one of the triplets.
Coach Coach is the basketball coach at Reardan High School.
Dawn Dawn is an older Native American girl who was Junior's first crush.
Mr. Dodge Mr. Dodge is a science teacher at Reardan High School.
Earl Earl is Penelope's overprotective father.
Eugene Eugene is a member of the Spokane tribe and Junior's dad's best friend.
Gordy Gordy is an academically gifted and curious Reardan student who becomes Junior's best friend at Reardan.
Grandmother Grandmother is Mom's mother, an elderly Native American woman with great tolerance and respect for diversity. She's also known as Grandmother Spirit.
Mrs. Jeremy Mrs. Jeremy is a social studies teacher at Reardan High School.
Oscar Oscar was Junior's pet dog as a child.
Mr. P Mr. P is a white teacher at Wellpinit High School on the reservation. He urges Junior to leave the reservation in search of a better education and thus more of life's possibilities.
Penelope Penelope is Junior's ambitious and attractive classmate at Reardan and later his girlfriend.
Roger Roger is a Reardan student who bullies Junior and later becomes his friend.
Ted Ted is a white billionaire who attends Grandmother's funeral.
Miss Warren Miss Warren is the Reardan guidance counselor who informs Junior of Mary's death.
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