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Characters: The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants

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    The Sisterhood 

Carmen Lowell

Lena Kaligaris

Tabitha "Tibby" Anastasia Rollins

Bridget Vreeland

  • Determinator: Especially in the first book regarding Eric.
  • Disappeared Dad: She lives with him, but he completely blocks his children out for most of the series, to the point that he barely notices when she stays over at her friends' houses.
  • Everyone Loves Blondes
  • Four-Temperament Ensemble: Choleric.
  • Genki Girl
  • Heroic BSOD: The entire year between the first and second book serves as one for Bridget.
  • The Lad-ette: Downplayed. Brigitte forgot to pack clothes that didn't make her look like a boy, is very into soccer, is competitive, grew up with in a mostly-male home for quite awhile, but has 4 best friends who are female, flirted "outrageously" with Eric at camp, and isn't above using her looks to attract men.
  • Lovable Jock
  • Missing Mom
  • Mood-Swinger
  • Sibling Yin-Yang: With her twin brother Perry.

    Carmen's family 


Carmen's mother. She's divorced and raises Carmen as a single mother. In the second book, however, she starts a relationship with a man called David. They go on to get married and have a son.

    Lena's family 

Effie Kaligaris

Lena's younger sister.

Ariadne "Ari" Kaligaris

Lena's mother.

Georgios "George" Kaligaris

Lena's father.

Valia Kaligaris

Lena's grandmother.

    Tibby's family 

Alice Rollins

Tibby's mother.

Mr. Rollins (given name unknown)

Tibby's father.

Nicky Rollins

Tibby's younger brother.

Katherine Rollins

Tibby's younger sister.

    Bridget's family 

Marlene "Marly" Vreeland

Bridget's deceased mother.

Franz Vreeland

Bridget's father.

Perry Vreeland

Bridget's twin brother.

Greta Randolph

Bridget's grandmother.


Bailey Graffman

Bailey is a 12-year-old girl who has leukaemia. She becomes a close friend of Tibby's over the course of the first book. Near the end of the first book, she dies.

Eric Richman

Eric first appears in the first book as a soccer coach in the camp where Bridget spends her summer. She falls in love with him. However, near the end of the book he tells her that they can't be together because of their age difference. In the third book, two years after this, Bridget meets him again, and this time they end up becoming a couple.

Winthrop "Win" Sawyer

Win first appears in the third book. He is Carmen's love interest.


Julia first appears in the fourth book. She is Carmen's friend at university.

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