Study Guide

Walk Two Moons Characters

By Sharon Creech

Salamanca "Sal" Tree Hiddle

[SPOILER ALERT! Proceed with caution.]The FactsSal is our kickbutt narrator. In our humble Shmoop...

Dad Hiddle

We don't know a whole lot about Sal's dad. We don't see him very much, but we certainly hear...

Chanhassen "Sugar" Pickford Hiddle

Sal's mom is a mystery. Like a patchwork quilt, she appears to us in little bits and pieces. Some...

Gram and Gramps Hiddle

[SPOILER ALERT! Proceed with caution.]My grandparents Hiddle were my father's parents, full up to...

Phoebe Winterbottom

Oh, the Phoebster. Can't live with her, can't live without her. Phoebe is Sal's uptight best...

Ben Finney

Ben Finney is super dreamy, which is interesting given the fact that we have no idea what he...

Tom Fleet

Tom is the boy who tries to rob Gram, Gramps, and Sal when they are swimming in a river in...

The Finneys

Mr. and Mrs. Finney are Mary Lou's loveable parents. They are nothing like the Winterbottoms. In...

Mrs. Winterbottom

Mrs. Winterbottom is a fascinating character. She's is Phoebe's sad and lonely mom who eventually...

Mr. Winterbottom

In the beginning, Sal tells us that, "Mr. Winterbottom was playing the role of Father, with...

Prudence Winterbottom

Prudence is exactly like her name would suggest. She's kind of pruney and complains all the time....

Mike the Lunatic

Mike the lunatic is the young man whom Phoebe suspects of being a lunatic and stalking her...

Margaret Cadaver

The fiery redheaded monster who happens to be the Winterbottom's next-door neighbor turns out to...

Mary Lou Finney

"One girl, Mary Lou Finney, said the most peculiar things like out of the blue she would say,...

Mr. Birkway

Mr. Birkway is Sal's crazy awesome English teacher. He loves everything about teaching, and he...

Sergeant Bickle

Sergeant Bickle is the policeman that Phoebe and Sal visit when they are worried that Phoebe's...

Mrs. Partridge

Mrs. Partridge is Mrs. Cadaver and Mr. Birkway's blind mother. She lives next door to Phoebe...

Grandparents Pickford

Sal's grandparents on her mom's side are the polar opposite of Gram and Gramps Hiddle. Although...

Tommy and Dougie Finney

Tommy and Dougie Finney are Mary Lou Finney's energetic younger brothers. They seem to create...