Scholastic has bought Angela Cervantes's middle grade mystery, Me, Frida and the Secret of the Peacock Ring, about a girl who accompanies her professor mother on a research fellowship to her father's birth country of Mexico, only to become entangled in a mystery involving an artifact once owned by Frida Kahlo. Publication is slated for spring 2018. ...
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Me, Frida and the Secret of the Peacock Ring Reviews
4.5 stars. An exciting middle grade mystery also filled with lots to learn about Frida Kahlo, but in a way that feels fun and not just rattling-off information. Wonderful upcoming diverse book that I highly recommend for readers both young and old to get lost in case of Frida's missing peacock ring!
Enjoyable mystery which brings some of the Mexican culture and the art of Frida Kahlo to life. In this story Paloma is visiting her deceased father's birthplace for the first time and while there learns more about her father through memories, discovers the great art of Frida Kahlo, and makes new friends as she really learns what it means to belong. Spanish words are sprinkled throughout. It would be helpful to have pronunciation guide included in the book. Bonus for me that the cover was by an i ...more
Middle grade mystery.
Paloma was not excited to spend the summer in Mexico. Once she arrived, she met several young people and became involved in solving a mystery and learning about art.
She does solve the mystery of Frida's missing peacock ring, learns more about her art and makes some great friends along the way.
I feel like there weren't enough clues to make this a true mystery, and by the end I had to force myself to finish. Nice twist on some secret identities, though.