Study Guide

Uglies Characters

By Scott Westerfeld

Tally

Like almost every 15-year-old everywhere, Tally just wants a normal life—she wants to turn...

Shay

Shay likes to leap before she looks, and sometimes she doesn't look at all. Shay is a lot like...

David

In some ways, David is the least rebellious rebel, because he's born into it. David is the young...

Peris

We kind of feel sorry for Peris, because we bet he used to be cool. When he and Tally were both...

Maddy and Az

What if your mid-life crisis was that the secret police are after you? This is the situation that...

Sol and Ellie

Sol and Ellie are like cool parents—the kind of parents who are fun when they're someone...

Dr. Cable

If Maddy and Az are the good adults, and Sol and Ellie are the well-meaning but not-so-smart...

Croy and the Other Smokies

The Smoke isn't just made up of a love triangle (Tally-David-Shay) and parents (Maddy and...

Uglies, Pretties, and Specials

You could argue that the real important division in this book isn't between individual...