Paul — The main character and narrator of the book. She is a cheerleader and a sophomore. Joey invites Paul to go to a carnival in Tangerine.
Johnson — Principal at Tangerine Middle School. Tommy Acoso A soccer player from the Philippines who can keep the soccer ball in the air using his head, feet and knees. His last name is Dilkes.
He has been the Principal since the school opened ten years ago. Paul tours the Lake Windsor Downs development.
At the end of the season, he reveals that he is actually a resident of Tangerine and has been illegally playing for Lake Windsor Downs. He is obsessed with the Erik Fisher Football Dream and overlooks a lot of things, including Paul, in his pursuit of a future football career for his son.
He has developed a new tangerine. He is also a bully and Paul is scared of him. Tuesday, September 5 — Friday, September 8 Mike Costello is killed by lightning at football practice. He is a major in the Army National Guard.
She holds the family together. He is a part of the science group. Mike Costello — Football player. Until recently, she had a day-care business. He was similar to Arthur Bauer. Shandra Thomas — Tangerine Middle School soccer player.
He is only mentioned in the story. He was a master sergeant in the Army. Joey gets in a fight with Tino and leaves the group. Paul tours his new middle school and makes plans to play on the soccer team.
He grows tangerines and other citrus fruit. She is concerned about appearances. Mike Costello He was chosen by Coach Warner to be backup quarterback.
When Victor has to leave the game with an injury, Paul takes his place and scores a goal. He is now a security guard in an office building. On the first day of school, the counselor tries to give him a guide because of his eyesight, but he asks the girl to please not follow him around.
Paul encourages Joey to transfer to Tangerine Middle School. They hold a meeting about the issue at their house and the coach agrees to hold practices in the morning.
Readers experience the book through one of its members while the others are key players in the events that unfold. He shows up for practice and the coach tells him he can be a back-up player. He is also a bully and will do anything Erik says. Paul and Joey help pull students from the muck.It's weird—Paul Fisher is the main character in Tangerine, but he doesn't feel like the main character in his own life.
His big brother Erik is the star of the family, and his parents spend most. A Study Guide for Edward Bloor's Tangerine [Cengage Learning Gale] on mint-body.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. A Study Guide for Edward Bloor's Tangerine, excerpted from Gale's acclaimed Novels for Students.5/5(1).
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Includes a short description of all the major and minor characters. EDWARD BLOOR is the author many acclaimed novels, including Tangerine, Crusader, and Story Time. A former high school teacher, he lives near Orlando, Florida.
A /5(). Edward Bloor's novel, Tangerine, has too many different plots and themes to have an identity. On one hand it is a soccer story; on another hand it is a story about race and the urban school setting; also it's a story about a boy who can't remember something bad that happened to him long ago/5.Download