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.
Reymundo Sanchez - This is the pen name of the main character, a member of the feared Latin Kings gang in Chicago.
Reymundo's Mother - She was only sixteen when she married a seventy-four-year-old man.
Morena - She was an older teen girl who was Reymundo's best friend in the gang.
Loca - After Morena's death, Reymundo lived for a time with this girl and her two young sons.
Jenny - She was Reymundo's girlfriend from the time he was thirteen to fifteen years old.
Cindy - She was determined to get a...
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