Study Guide

The Truth About Forever Characters

By Sarah Dessen

Macy Queen

The funny thing about describing Macy as a character is that for a good chunk of the book, she's...

Deborah Queen

You know that old saying—if Mama ain't happy, ain't nobody happy? Well, that is definitely...

Caroline (Queen) Thurber

Caroline was one wild chick back in the day. As a teenager, she was always in trouble, sneaking...

Delia

Delia, Wes and Bert's aunt and guardian, is the motherly, frazzled, pregnant Yoda of this book....

Wes

Okay, we're just going to admit it right off the bat. Wes is every girl's dream guy. He's...

Bert

Bert, Wes's little brother, is one goofy kid. He's got a car—well, an old...

Kristy Palmetto

Kristy is one of those bubbly, vibrant, vivacious girls who live life to the fullest—and...

Monica Palmetto

Monica is, um, an enigma. Here's what we know about her: she's Kristy's sister and pretty much...

Jason Talbot

Oh, Jason. The perfect guy. Or is he?(Spoiler alert: No. No, he's not.)There's so much that's...

Mr. and Mrs. Talbot

Jason's parents are just as genius-y and goal-driven as their son—and just as socially...

Bethany and Amanda

Bethany and Amanda are the epitome of Mean Girls. They're book-smart, sure, but they feel like...