Character profiles


Stanley Yelnats

Nickname: Caveman

Age: 14 years

Appearance: White, overweight. He is the tallest of Group D and is becoming increasingly muscular, thin, and strong by digging countless holes.

Convicted for: Allegedly stealing baseball star Clyde Livingston's sneakers.

Ranking: inmate at Camp Green Lake, last in rank of Group D, fellow runner; rises in rank to second to last after giving up one of his finds to leader X-Ray.

Character traits: Smart, shy, reserved, quiet, avoids confrontation; becomes increasingly brave and persevering, and finally even fearless, loyal, and helpful to his friend, kind and considerate to his family.

Special features: Is initially pursued by bad luck because of a curse on his family, is always in the wrong place at the wrong time and is therefore wrongfully arrested; teaches Zero to read and is the only one to befriend him; banishes the family curse, becomes free and even rich after the discovery of the treasure that belongs to his family.

Mr. Sir

Age: Adult, older than Mr. Pendanski

Appearance: Scary, wears a cowboy hat and sunglasses, tattoo of a rattlesnake on his arm

Ranking: Deputy head of the camp, subordinate...

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