Needles Noodles older brother Needles always feels left out but despite having tourette syndrome is still always a nice dude. "once we got halfway up the street, we realized Needles wasn't behind us" This quote demonstrates how Needles is already used to being left behind but he doesnt really mind.
Jazz Ali's younger sister Jazz is very mature for her age , hates injustice, and still very innocent. "I got what Jazz was up to-making it a point to not give Noodles anything else because of how he treated Needles" This demonstrates how she wants everyone to be treated fairly.
Ali Ali is always there for his friends and family. '"Hey, can you make Needles a plate for me?" This quote demonstrates that since Ali knows Noodles wont get Needles a plate he still does.