Chicava: A peasant farmer outside the town of Lida in Belarus. She was a tall and thin lady who always went to Sarah and her family's house to "pick up clothes, curtains, and bedding to wash before Winter", and she also told stories about an enchanted forest. She also looked mean with her old skin, but was really very nice. She is a caring old woman who supplied food to Jewish people who could afford it.
Anna and Michal: A kind couple who lived in the town of Lida in Belarus. They were family friends of Sarah's family, who were always nice to them and would talk to them sometimes. They are also very generous as they help people when they are in need.
Riva and her family: She was a young Jewish girl about the same age as Sarah, who was friends with Sarah's family. Her family and Sarah's family knew each other and became friends, as they were all very nice people. She has two brothers, and one was named Hersh who was David's age.
Aunt Ida and Uncle Sol: They are Sarah's parent's siblings (Sarah's Aunt and Uncle), who live on the countryside of Belarus, outside of Lida. They have a son named Josef who is twelve, and they all live together on the edge of Lida. They are caring, and generous to allow people to stay with them, when they are in trouble.
Aunt Sonia and her family: They are a family of six who are related to Sarah and her family and live in a town called Lida in Belarus. Uncle Max (Aunt Sonia's husband) was nice and caring, but was taken by the Germans. Aunt Sonia and her four children, Jake, Josh, and their sisters, are very nice and innocent children, who are loving to their families.
Tuvia Bielski: A partisan who, instead of joining the Russians, formed a group hidden in a forest, that saved as many Jews as they could. He was very brave, couragous, and driven, as he lead a resistance and helped save many Jewish people.