This section provides a short description of all the major characters in the book. This can be printed out as a study guide for students, used as a "key" for leading a class discussion, or you can jump to the quiz/homework section to find worksheets that incorporate these descriptions into a variety of question formats.
Taylor Greer - This character changes her name early in the book.
Marietta - This character attempts to adopt a child after it has been left with her.
Esperanza - This is a mostly silent character who suffers from depression.
Esteban - The main character falls in love with this character.
Newt Hardbine - This character's father was thrown from a tractor as it exploded.
Ismene - This character was taken from her parents at a young age.
Granny Logan - This character believes that Arizona is a strange, suspicious place...
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