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.
Chalito - A poor feisty little boy living in Tijuana who thinks that he can make more money than anyone else can, wants to free his family from poverty and dies from a serious chest cold after getting soaked to the skin washing cars.
Chuco - See Chuquito
Chuquito - A skinny champion picker with a reputation for picking over five hundred pounds of cotton in one day. He started picking when he was 12-years-old but was a broken man by age 35 and wrinkled like a raisin by age 45.
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