Study Guide

The Circuit Characters

By Francisco Jiménez

Francisco

Your search for the head honcho in this book is over: it's Francisco. Hands down. In fact, this...

Mamá

Did we forget to mention that there's a superhero in this tale? Because there kind of is:...

Papá

Papá is Francisco's dad and Mamá's hubby, and he works hard to keep his family...

Roberto

Roberto is Francisco's big brother, and a majorly supportive big brother at that. He's the oldest...

Trampita, Torito, Rubén, and Rorra

Francisco has four younger siblings: three little brothers—Trampita, Torito, and...

Mr. Lema

We only meet Mr. Lema for about a second, but he has a gigantic impact on Francisco, so he's...

Mr. Sims

Mr. Sims is the principle at Main Street School in Santa Maria, and Francisco meets him on his...

Gabriel

There's a hotheaded fellow in this book, and he goes by the name Gabriel. This chap shows up in...