The Girl Who loved Tom Gordon
end of book
Trish McFarland was the main character in the book and also the character that changed the most. She gets lost for a week in the woods so she changes in many ways. Her maturity level skyrockets because she has to fend for herself. She is only nine-years old and she has to keep herself fed and warm. She also gains more respect for the beauty of the woods. Mainly, she realizes that even though her family has many flaws, she is very lucky to have two parents and a brother. Her determination creates a change in her that stays around even after she leaves the woods.