She begins dating her neighbor Tommy Geiger several months after her thirteenth birthday in April.
Batty then tells Ben she tried to run away to Boston to see Jeffery and tells him to keep it a secret on the Penderwick family honor.
She plays a considerable role in arranging blind dates for Mr.
She is also described as being an abominable musician, with her clarinet lessons having been canceled when a neighbor complained.
He helps the Penderwicks find Arundel.
He has a best friend names Rafael that he loves playing action figures with and making alien movies.