Annie- Annie is 13 years old, very stubborn and very lonely. Annie tends to hang out all by herself.
Katherine- Katherine is Annieís mom, she loves to play the piano. She likes to play all different kinds of music. Katherine is very precatious about her daughter and hates it at first when Annie goes to St. Johnís hospital.
Larry- Larry is Annieís dad, and a doctor at St. Johnís hospital. He helps a man named Andrew find a job. He also helps him treat his burns on his face and arms from the war.
Andrew- A man in his mid-twenties who went to war for his country. His mom approved, but his dad didnít. Andrew got gassed and now he has burns on his face and arms.
Timothy- A man in his mid-twenties who went to war with Andrew and came back blind. Annieís grandfather reads Ivanhoe to him, by the end of the book Timothy was able to see with a lot of treatment.
Grandfather- This is Annieís grandfather, he is very loving and loves to read to people at St. Johnís hospital. He is around his late 60s or early 70s.