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100

This is the name of the main character.
Maria

100

Maria arrives in this major city.
Chicago

100

This group has a strong sense loyalty and family ties, Maria is part of this group.
Latinos

100

In the beginning of the book Maria, Julia, Oscar, and Tomas escape this city.
El Salvador

100

The Mexican government soldiers are known as.
The Guardians

200

This character is pregnant.
Julia

200

The climate in Chicago shocked Maria because of this.
The cold and snow.

200

The quetzal lady gave Maria and Oscar this.
A kite

200

This happens to Papa and Ramon.
They are shot to death.

200

This is the act of coming to live permanently in a foreign country, what Maria did.
Immigration

300

This is the little brother of the main character.
Oscar

300

Maria's place of employment could best be described as this.
Sewing business/building.

300

Maria's old boss tried to do this to her.
Assault her

300

Maria fulfills her father's prophecy by doing this.
Going to save Teresa.

300

This is the name of the earth material homes in Mexico.
Adobe

400

This character suffered a frozen foot.
Tomas

400

Maria lives in this kind of complex.
Apartment complex

400

When Maria is in the stall, this is what happens to the people that drove her to Texas.
They are arrested

400

Maria realizes she has this talent.
Art or Drawing

400

This is the specific fundamental set of beliefs that guided Maria through tough times.
Religion

500

At the beginning of the story, these two characters were left behind in Mexico.
Mama & Teresa

500

Maria is in this at the beginning of the book.
A crate

500

This is what the letter says that Maria receives from one of Mama's friends.
"My heart aches to tell you this, but you mother has been taken. She"s gone , sent back to your country."

500

Maria finds hope during sad times when she sees this.
A sparrow and a rainbow.

500

The fact of being who or what a person or thing is, Maria had to hide this.
Identity