Study Guide

The Wave Characters

By Todd Strasser

Ben Ross

Ben is the cool teacher. You know, the one who doesn't wear a suit, and who almost seems more...

Laurie Saunders

Laurie, editor of the school paper, is the most with-it girl in school. We've heard that one...

David Collins

David is the Mr. Popular to Laurie's Miss Popular. He's star of the football team and is...

Robert Billings

The Wave is all about types, and Robert Billings is no exception: he's the school loser, to use...

Christy Ross

Christy is Ben's rock. Oh, and his wife. Her strength and independence allow her to help Ben when...

Amy Smith

Like her best friend Laurie, Amy is pretty, smart, and popular. Unlike Laurie, Amy doesn't always...

Carl Block and Alex Cooper

Carl Block and Alex Cooper both work with Laurie in the publication office of Gordon High's...

The Gordon High Community

The Wave brings together students who previously had nothing in common. But, in doing so, it...