Bruno is a short nine year old that is German. He is mad that his family had to move from their home in Berlin. He is quite whiny and he dislikes his sister a lot. Bruno hates the new house and is fascinated by the people out side of it.
"I can't find papa."
Gretel is the mean older sister to Bruno. She is a suck up to her father and always tries to get Bruno in trouble. Gretel has many dolls that make her seem a little childish. Gretel is twelve years old. She is very scared to look at the people outside.
Father is the father of Bruno and Gretel. He is a Nazi soldier at the rank of Commandant. He had dinner with the fury one night and Hitler told him that he and his family had to move to Out With. He is very excited about being at Out With unlike the rest of his family.
" I certainly am a doctor."
Shmuel is a short nine year old who has the same birthday as Bruno, his best friend. He and his family are Jews that were taken from their home and sent to this concentration camp. He is very close to his father who has supposedly gone missing after a "hike".
The Fury other wise known as Adolf Hitler was briefly at Bruno's house for a dinner with the commandant, also known as father, and his family to celebrate his promotion. Hitler is short and stubby but he has lots of power. Bruno thinks that he is a jerk and he was so right about that.
Pavel is one of the Jewish house assistants who helps Bruno when he falls off his swing that he built. He tells Bruno that he practiced being a doctor before he came here. Bruno is becoming really suspicious about Pavel especially after the way Lieutenant Kotler treated him at the dinner.