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Characters

Meet the Cast

Leo Borlock

Leo Leo Leo. We may love our narrator and protagonist, but sometimes he makes it pretty hard. At the start of the novel, he's your average high school junior. But by the end of the novel, he has be...

Stargirl Caraway

Here's a heads up: much of this novel is an attempt to define Stargirl, and therein lies the problem. This is a girl who absolutely cannot be boxed in, pigeonholed, or tied up with a pretty little...

A.H. (Archibald Hapwood) Brubaker, a.k.a. Archie

Fossil PhilosopherArchie, the neighborhood wise man and resident cool old guy, is a retired paleontologist. For those not in the know, that means that he studies fossils. Well, no wonder his home i...

Kevin Quinlant

Kevin is Leo's best friend, although at times, we can't help but wonder why.They both arrived in Arizona four years ago during the very same week, and since then, they have been buddies. Leo states...

Dori Dilson

Dori Dilson is the friend everyone wishes she had.Unfortunately, other than this tidbit, we don't know much about Dori at all. That figures, of course, because Leo is our narrator, and he doesn't a...

Cinnamon

Cinnamon is Stargirl's pet rat. Yep, rat. So why are we talking about him in the character section? Believe it or not, this rat plays quite the role as events unfold in Stargirl. First of all, the...

Hillari Kimble

Ladies and Gentlemen, may we introduce the Evil Queen of Mica High: Hillari Kimble. Okay, maybe we're being a bit harsh, but really, Hillari is just plain not nice. It is only moments after Stargir...

Wayne Parr

Wayne Parr is Mr. Goodlookin', but he's also just an empty suit. To be frank, the guy does nothing at all but, well, look good. Still, somehow, he's "grand marshal of [their] daily parade" (4.6). W...

Evelyn Everybody

Evelyn Everybody is a character that Susan and Leo invent when Leo is attempting to normalize Susan to make her accepted by "everyone" at the school. Instead of asking what everyone would do, she a...

Mica High Students

Sure, we're talking about hundreds of kids here, but for the most part, the whole student body at Mica High acts as one character. There are very few leaders in this group, and when one does emerge...

Ron Kovac

The Ron Kovac Incident (yep, we went ahead and gave it a name) sends Stargirl's popularity plummeting into the abyss. Let's take a closer look: Ron Kovac is the star basketball player from nearby S...

Peter Sinkowitz

Peter Sinkowitz is a little boy who lives across the street from Stargirl. She has made detailing his personal biography one of her hobbies. She snaps candid pictures of him, jots down random event...

Anna Grisdale

The Anna Grisdale Incident occurs at the height of Stargirl's brief popularity at the school. This incident doesn't destroy our girl, but it plants a seed of mistrust in Stargirl's motivations.When...

Danny Pike

The Danny Pike Incident carves yet another chink in the armor of Stargirl's popularity. Just like Stargirl's encounter with Anna Grisdale, her encounter with Danny Pike sends waves of suspicion abo...

Mr. Robineau

Mr. Robineau is the faculty advisor to the "Hot Seat" television show that Leo and Kevin run, and if we may say so, he's not exactly stellar at his job. The show is so well organized by the respons...

Mr. McShane

Mr. McShane is the faculty representative to the State oratorical contest. He drives Stargirl and Leo to the competition in Phoenix. His random trivia about the Moa, an extinct bird, gives Stargirl...
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