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Point of View

The novel is written from the first-person perspective of six-year-old Antonio Marez who lives in New Mexico with his family. He is the story’s protagonist and is present at all of the events described in the book, with the exception of some stories from the past that other people tell him. Readers see the world through Antonio’s eyes and though he is only six and seven years old during the book, he has the insight and maturity of a much older person. In fact, many times it is easy to forget just how young Antonio actually is based on his advanced level of thinking and the strength that he demonstrates in challenging times.

The author presents the views of other characters most notably through dialogue. He gives the characters the chance to express their own views through their conversations with Antonio and then further...

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