Lily is a 14 year old girl who is looking for the answers to the mysterious tragedy that happened when she was 4 yrs. old. She is a conspicuous character negative attitude, and willing to do anything to find out about her mothers death
Rosaleen is an African-American adult who has been Lily's "mother figure" but Rosaleen is not enough for Lily. Rosaleen is not a majestic woman.
August is the oldest of the Boatright sisters, but she is also very mature and and has the motherly vibe
T-Ray is lily's father and Lily wants to get away from him. The reason she wants to get away from him is because she wants to be free from her dad never supporting her. T-Ray also exclaims to Lily that her mother abandoned her and sets Lily on a mission for Lily
May is the youngest boatwright, and she has very sensitive feelings. Whenever she has a grudge or feels like something is wrong; She writes it on a paper and places it on her wailing wall
15 year old boy who falls in love with Lily, but they can not be together because Zack is black and Lily is white. While under the circumstances Lily gets turned on and passionate about Zack,