Study Guide

What Happened to Goodbye Characters

Mclean Sweet

Our dear protagonist, Mclean Sweet, is a teenager going through a crisis of identity—among...

Dave Wade

Dave Wade, boy genius, is a kid who attends Jackson High with Mclean—even though he could...

Gus Sweet

Although Mclean is pretty protective of her dad and thinks that he is The Best Guy Ever, it's...

Katherine Hamilton

Mclean's mom rarely appears in person in the book because Mclean really doesn't want to see...

Opal

Poor Opal seems eternally frazzled and upset in What Happened to Goodbye. That's because she's...

Riley Benson

Mclean's a little intimidated by Riley at first. After all, she's Dave's best friend and seems...

Deb

Deb is definitely the lovable weirdo of Mclean's new friend group. When Mclean arrives in...

Peter Hamilton

Lindsay

It makes sense that someone as cool and laid-back as Opal would have a nemesis like...

Maddie and Connor (the twins)

Even though they're technically her siblings, Mclean doesn't have a very close relationship to...

The Luna Blu Crew

If you're looking for a super-efficient restaurant crew… well, let's just say you're not...