Me, Frida and the Secret of the Peacock Ring

Me, Frida and the Secret of the Peacock Ring Review

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 ...

Title:Me, Frida and the Secret of the Peacock Ring
Edition Language:English

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  • Barbara

    3.5 for this one, a delightful page-turner for middle graders. Although twelve-year-old Paloma Marquez is not particularly thrilled with having to spend part of her summer in Coyoacan, Mexico, while h...

  • Librarian Lynne

    Enjoyed this middle grade mystery. So happy to find a story with central characters who are smart, fun, interested in and involved with education & art AND Hispanic demonstrating that the Mexican cult...

  • Andrew

    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 ...

  • Ms. Yingling

    E ARC provided by Edelweiss PlusPaloma Marquez has to spend the summer in Mexico City with her mother, who has gotten a fellowship to study there. Paloma would rather be back home with her friends in ...

  • Robyn Arend

    For rising seventh grader Paloma, a month in Mexico is not a dream vacation. For one thing, she's going with her mother. For another thing, she doesn't know the language. How is she supposed to make a...

  • Cindy Mitchell *Kiss the Book*

    Me, Frida, and the Secret of the Peacock Ring by Angela Cervantes. 240 pages. Scholastic Press, 2018. $17. Language: G; Mature Content: G; Violence: PG (some danger)EL – OPTIONAL. Paloma, a 7th grad...

  • Margie's Must Reads

    “Me, Frida and the Secret Peacock” by Angela Cervantes“Whether she liked it or not, Paloma Marquez was in Mexico City for a whole month.”In this enchanting middle grade mystery, we follow 12-y...

  • Alexa Hamilton

    Paloma is spending some time in Mexico with her mother, who has been trying to take Paloma to Mexico her whole life to bring her closer to her father, who died when she was a baby. Paloma is a great c...

  • Becky

    I really enjoyed the middle grade mystery! Paloma Marquez' isn't excited about having to be in Mexico to be with her mom who's received a 4 week fellowship but the trip quickly turns into a search mis...

  • Jez

    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 lear...