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.
La Bruja - This is the racist woman who lives in the apartment underneath the family in New York City and calls them racist names.
Carlos - The birth of this child, the first boy in two generations, helps reunite the child's mother with her own father.
Dona Charito - This character is a German woman who teaches art and lives in the same neighborhood as the family in the Dominican Republic. She was an Islander only by her marriage, having met her husband in Madrid on a tour of the...
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