Study Guide

The Sky is Everywhere Characters

By Jandy Nelson

Lennon "Lennie" Walker

Lennie is a character in transition. Right before the book opens, she experiences the most major...

Gram Walker

Nowhere in the book do we learn Gram's real name, and that's fitting, considering she puts her...

Joe Fontaine

Where would Lennie be without Joe? He draws her out of her shell with his charm and positivity,...

Toby Shaw

Bailey's fiancé, Toby, is the moon to Joe's sun, the person who comes the closest (Lennie...

Bailey Walker

As readers, we'll never get to form our own opinions about Bailey. There are plenty of poems and...

Uncle Big

With his handlebar mustache, eccentric interest in miniature pyramids, and pot-smoking habit,...

Sarah

Sarah is Lennie's best friend, and the first thing Lennie tells us about her is that she's full...

Paige Walker

The point of Lennie and Bailey's mother is that she's a mystery. They don't know anything about...

Minor Characters

Rachel doesn't hold back. When Lennie looks longingly at Joe during band practice, she jumps down...