The Characters

Rico

Age: 8

Birthplace: Minnesota

Languages: English and Spanish

Hobbies: Drawing

Audiobooks

Ninja gym climbing

Sports

Favorite food: Pancakes with whipped cream

Diego

Age: 5

Birthplace: Minnesota

Languages: English and Spanish

Hobbies: Monkey bars

Superheroes

Anything his older brother likes

Reading

Favorite food: Mami's quesadillas

Araceli

Age: 2

Birthplace: Minnesota

Languages: English and Spanish

Hobbies: Mischief-making

Princesses and mermaids

Singing

Dancing

Favorite food: Yogurt

Papi

Age: ¿Qué te importa?

Birthplace: Mexico

Languages: Español y inglés

Hobbies: Photography

Biking

Carne asada

Music

Favorite food: Chiles rellenos

Mami

Age: Almost as old as Papi

Birthplace: Minnesota

Languages: English and Spanish

Hobbies: Joy days

Nature walks

Quesadilla-making

International festivals

Favorite food: Enchiladas verdes


Doña Rosa

Age: Grandecita

Birthplace: Mexico

Languages: Español y inglés

Hobbies: Tortilla-making

Cooking Mexican cuisine

Giving wise advice

Reading

Favorite food: Cafecito y pan dulce

Don Toño

Age: Lo suficiente

Birthplace: Mexico

Languages: Español y inglés

Hobbies: Gardening

Tinkering in the shed

Amateur zoologist

Favorite food: Doña Rosa's flour tortillas

Tita

Age: Grandecita

Birthplace: Mexico

Language: Español

Hobbies: Tortilla-making

Cooking Mexican cuisine

Seeing her grandchildren

Favorite food: Atole de avena

Tito

Age: Lo suficiente

Birthplace: Mexico

Language: Español

Hobbies: Reading

Collecting seashells

Favorite food: Huevos con frijolitos