¡Roundtable Reading Bilingüe! Me, Frida, and the Secret of the Peacock Ring / Frida, el misterio del anillo del pavo real y yo

Recommended for ages 8 and up with accompanying adult(s)

  • Reading led by

    Librarian, West Contra Costa Unified School District

Paloma Marquez is traveling to Mexico City, birthplace of her late father, for the very first time. She hopes that spending time in Mexico will unlock memories of their too-brief time together. While in Mexico, she meets Lizzie and Gael, who present her with an irresistible challenge: the siblings want her to help them find a valuable ring that once belonged to Frida Kahlo, the famous Mexican artist. What better way to honor her father than returning a priceless piece of jewelry that once belonged to his favorite artist? But the brother and sister have a secret. Do they really want to return the ring, or are they after something else entirely?

Paloma Márquez viaja por primera vez a la Ciudad de México, lugar de nacimiento de su difunto padre. Espera que pasar tiempo en México desbloquee los recuerdos de su breve tiempo juntos. Mientras está en México, conoce a Lizzie y Gael, quienes le presentan un desafío irresistible: los hermanos quieren que los ayude a encontrar un valioso anillo que una vez perteneció a Frida Kahlo, la famosa artista mexicana. ¡Qué major manera de honrar a su padre que devolviendo una pieza de joyería de valor incalculable que una vez perteneció a su artista favorito! Pero el hermano y la hermana tienen un secreto. ¿Realmente quieren devolver el anillo o buscan algo completamente diferente?

About Roundtable Reading

At Roundtable Reading, young readers read aloud to one another from the opening pages of a good book for about an hour. Children who participate at the event will receive a copy of the book to continue reading at home. No advance sign-up needed; just show up promptly at 2 o’clock, ready to read!

Event Accessibility

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