Pit Pony Characters


Please List all of the characters in the novel. Add information like characteristics, age, relationship to other characters etc.

Willie:

-11 years old
-loves horses
-always late
-lives on Cape Breton Island
-forced to work in the coal mines, but would rather be at school
-Son of Rory Maclean
-Gem's driver
-Friend of Ned, Charley

Nellie:

-good cook
- can't have any boyfriends
-sister of Willie
-acts like the mom around the house

Rory:

-father
-strict, rough, stern, proud, stubborn
-works in the coalmine

John:

-older brother
-works in a coalmine

Gem:

-horse
-used to be a wild horse
- works in a coalmine (now)
-friendly

Charley:

-old
a friend of Willie
- owns a barn or house
-owns
-farmer
a cat named Puss and a cow named Tarley

Ned Hall:

-works in a coalmine as a driver
-a friend of Willie
-nice

Grandma:

-old lady
-story teller
-Grandma of Nellie, Willie, Maggie, Sara

Simon Ross:

-a bully in Willie's school
-quit school
-works in a coal mine
-bullies Willie