"Then, like a caterpillar, she slowly inched flat next to him, their faces looking at each other." Pg. 2 Explanation: Esperanza laid on the ground then moved forward to where her dad was listening to the heart beat.
"Their faces were so encrusted with dry dirt that they reminded Esperanza of cracked pottery." Pg 151 Explanation: Juan, Alfonso, and Miguel's faces had so much dust on their faces it dried up and started to crack.
”The wind blew hard that night and the house moaned and whistled.” Pg. 39 Explanation: The wind was blowing hard and you can hear it.