Clover Moon is the main character of Clover Moon.
Clover has long thick black hair that is worn loose, and green eyes. She wears a shabby dress and tattered boots to begin with, but later wears a black dress, coat, stockings and felt boots that Mr. Dolly made her for her sisters funeral. When she moves to Miss. Smiths institute, she wears a blue dress with black boots.
Clover is a very caring girl; she loves and cares her younger siblings and friends, especially her sister, Megs. She hates any sort of nastiness, and wonders why there are so many cruel people in the world. She loves her father, but is scared of her step-mother, Mildred.