Apolonia- The "fat" wife of Juan Thomas and the mother of four children who is kind and sympathetic.
The Doctor- A man with a dream to become very rich, but is very single minded this comes into play when he refuses to treat Coyotito at first but then decides to trick them when he finds out about the pearl.
Juan Thomas- He is the older brother of Kino and loving husband of Apolonia, a man who is very big on family and who always keeps his brother's best interest at heart especially when he finds the pearl.
Juana - Wife of Kino and mother of Coyotito. Cares greatly for Coyotito and treats him for the scorpion bite he received in chapter one.
Kino - Father of Coyotito and wife of Juana. Provides for the family by pearling. Hears songs when events occur. (ex. song of evil when the scorpion arrived.) Found the magic pearl.
Coyotito - Son of Juana and Kino. Only child in the family. Got bitten by a scorpion in the beginning of the novel.