Study Guide

Are You There God? It's Me, Margaret. Characters

By Judy Blume

Margaret Simon

In a lot of ways Margaret is an average eleven-going-on-twelve year old. She has parents who she...

Grandma Sylvia Simon

She's got style… and sass… and Mr. Binamin right where she wants him. Not sure who...

Nancy Wheeler

There is a Nancy Wheeler in every school, and Margaret's is no exception. It's not that Nancy's...

Janie Loomis

Janie Loomis is a member of the PTS and has the unfortunate honor of being the last one to get...

Gretchen Potter

Gretchen Potter is a PTS club member, the first in the group to start her period, and also the...

Mr. and Mrs. Simon

Mr. and Mrs. Simon are Margaret's parents, and as far as parents go, they're pretty cool. The...

Grandmother and Grandfather Hutchins

Before we ever meet these two, we already don't like them. After all, they disowned Margaret's...

Mr. Miles J. Benedict, Jr.

Poor Mr. Benedict. He's a male teacher—which wasn't as common in 1970—and it's his...

Philip Leroy

Philip Leroy is at the top of every member of the PTS's list of cute boys. But you don't have to...

Laura Danker

There's always an odd girl out, and in this book it's Laura Danker. While the PTS meets to worry...

Moose Freed

Philip Leroy may make it to the top of the list in Margaret's Boy Book, but Moose Freed really...