Study Guide

Eleanor & Park Characters

Eleanor Douglas

Whip-smart, brave, and definitely not "nice"(21.35), Eleanor Douglas stands out in a crowd from...

Park Sheridan

If you met Park Sheridan on the bus, you'd probably think he was cool, maybe a little weird, and...

Richie

Eleanor's stepdad, Richie, is beyond evil—he's in straight-up monster territory—and...

Sabrina a.k.a. Eleanor's Mom

If Richie is the book's villain, Eleanor's mom, Sabrina, is his primary victim. She's not easy to...

Jamie Sheridan

Park's dad, Jamie Sheridan, is, on the surface, a stereotypical "man's man." He's a huge, strong,...

Mindy

Park's mom, Mindy—real name Min-Dae—is a beautician from Korea. She met Park's dad...

Tina

Tina, the "popular girl" at school, is the primary source of a lot of the bullying and...

Steve

Steve Murphy is sort of like the male equivalent of Tina—and, in fact, he's dating her....

Josh

Ben, Maisie, Mouse, and Richie, Jr.

Eleanor has four siblings: Ben, Maisie, and Mouse are her full siblings, and Richie, Jr. is her...

Mr. Stessman

DeNice and Beebi

DeNice and Beebi befriend Eleanor in gym class after watching Eleanor suffer as the target of...

Cal