Ana Silva: She attends West Torrance High School in Hermosa Beach, California, but then she sends a petition to New York trying to get the opportunity to go to Chile. She is accepted and then goes. Ana's favorite class is Spanish because she likes to learn new words and she likes her teacher.
Pepe Ayala: Boy from Chile that speaks some English. Friends with Ana.
Teresa: Her friend in Chile. Also is her host sister.
Alice (Alicia): Her real name is Alice but everybody calls her Alicia because that is her name in Spanish class. Ana writes her letters about her every day experiences.
Jaime Campo: He is the bully that lives in Chile.
Senora Hawkins: Ana's Spanish teacher in California. She is Ana's favorite teacher. She is the one who tells Ana about this opportunity.
Ana's parents: They are both nice and they both work at Mercy Hospital.
Chapter 1: Ana is 16 years old, she has blue eyes and brown hair. She goes to West Torrance High school. Ana lives in Hermosa Beach, California with her younger......