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This page lists descriptions of Minor Characters that appear in The New Kid.
Mr. and Mrs. Marks
Devon's parents are unnamed. His father was abusive to Devon's mother and threw things at her, he eventually left her and Devon when he was 3, leaving Devon to live with his mom. She is a house cleaner, she is tall, and has short, dark hair with brown eyes just like Devon.
Mr. and Mrs. Callahan
Mick's parents are unnamed. Mick seems to have some learning disorders and attention issues, but his parents do not want to "label" him.
Kelsey's parents are unnamed. His father is a contractor. His parents own an old farmhouse.
Kelsey's sister is unnamed.
Debby is Mick's little sister. They are forced to share a room.
Heather is one of Devon's classmates. She is one of the most popular girls in his class. Devon has a crush on her, and thinks that she is interested in him, despite all evidence to the contrary. Devon wants revenge when Heather starts hanging out with Kelsey.
Halley & Hope Anders
Halley and Hope are Heather's younger sisters. They are twins, and are both 4 years old. Devon wrote a story about the two of them getting eaten by a sentient bounce house to get Heather's attention when he overheard her complain about them.
Valerie, Juliet, & Gabriella
Valerie, Juliet, and Gabriella are Heather's friends. Valerie is her best friend, and she has blonde, curly hair. Gabriella is Hispanic.
Quincy is Gabriella's boyfriend. He has dark hair and light skin. For some reason, he always hangs out with Valerie, Juliet, and Gabriella.
George is one of Kelsey's neighbors. He has a beard and a bright red pickup truck. He is about 60 years old.
Kurt & Brian
Kurt and Brian are jocks. Kelsey waves to them.
- Mrs. Patterson is Devon's English teacher and the girl's basketball coach. She stops Devon from finishing his story and sends him to the principal's office. She has blue eyes and a blonde ponytail.
- Mr. Steward is Devon's art teacher.
- Mr. Crenshaw is Devon's math teacher.
- Mr. Gentry is Devon's social studies teacher. He has white hair.
- Mr. Wright is the principal.