Before We Were Yours

Before We Were Yours

by

Lisa Wingate

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Allison Character Analysis

The middle daughter of Wells and Honeybee Stafford, and Courtney’s mom. Allison also has triplet boys and is frequently overwhelmed with the task of taking care of them. Because of this, she relies on Avery for help with Courtney, and the two sisters are very close. Allison fills the role of “sweet daughter” in the Stafford family.
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Allison Character Timeline in Before We Were Yours

The timeline below shows where the character Allison appears in Before We Were Yours. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
Chapter 3
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...for Avery to come down. Avery jokingly messes with Courtney’s hair and then calls to Allison that Courtney is holding up the picture. Avery and Courtney race down the stairs to... (full context)
Chapter 9
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Avery is driving to May’s nursing home when her sister Allison calls her and asks her to pick Courtney up and drop her off at a... (full context)
Chapter 13
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...about a conversation he had with Bitsy—she’s anxious to have grandchildren and Elliot jokingly says Allison should let Bitsy babysit the triplets to “cure her” of her baby fever. Even though... (full context)
Chapter 21
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...sisters, niece, and nephews hanging out by the stables and goes down to see them. Allison explains that they just wanted to get some pictures of the triplets with the new... (full context)