Book report 3 Block 4 By: R.J. Palacio Madelyn Cerja
The second character is Via, Her real name is Olivia. She is August's older sister who loves him very much. She is very understanding of her brothers needs. She figures things on her own, does her school work independently, and has some close friends from first grade. Via has always been known as the sister of a kid with a birth defect. She is happy to go to a new high school where nobody will know about her brother. Lately, Via feels her brother needs to grow up and her parents have to let him grow up. VIa is a supporting character.
The the third character is the mom. She is overprotective of Via and August. She has a hard time letting them be independent. She is also loving and caring. She taught and took care of August when he had surgeries. The mom is always there for the kids. She picked up August from school when he was sick. She also made his Halloween costumes. August and Via said she was a beautiful woman. The mom is a supporting character.
Another object is the costumes. August loved to wear costumes on Halloween because he could hide his face behind them. It was the only time he could walk with his head up and didn't have to look down at the floor. Nobody would notice his face so he could be himself and not worry about them looking at his face and being afraid.