The Red Comb

The Red Comb In mid nineteenth century Puerto Rico an old woman and a young village girl conspire to prevent the capture of a runaway African slave

  • Title: The Red Comb
  • Author: Fernando Picó Argentina Palacios
  • ISBN: 9780816735396
  • Page: 466
  • Format: Hardcover
  • In mid nineteenth century Puerto Rico, an old woman and a young village girl conspire to prevent the capture of a runaway African slave.

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      Published :2019-09-23T10:05:55+00:00

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    1. Fernando Picó Argentina Palacios Is a well-known author, some of his books are a fascination for readers like in the The Red Comb book, this is one of the most wanted Fernando Picó Argentina Palacios author readers around the world.

    2. Capturing escaped slaves makes Pedro Calderon a wealthy man and the envy of many in his village. But Sina Rosa reminds them that many of them had ancestors who were also escaped slaves, and they should be helping those who run from oppression. One young girl listens, and when she discovers a runaway slave seeks out Sina Rosa for advice. Together, they outwit Pedro Calderon to make a better life for the unfortunate woman.Here's a book that teaches valuable lessons about following the golden rule [...]

    3. Today I read The Red Comb by Fernando Pico aloud to my fourth graders. The story is set in 19th Century Puerto Rico, so I pulled out the map to show my students where Puerto Rico is located (the smallest, most eastern island in the Greater Antilles. I confess I know little about this self-governing commonwealth territory under the United States. The story was an eye-opening cultural experience for all of us.The Red Comb is about a young girl and an older woman who work together to help a runaway [...]

    4. The Red Comb by Fernando Pico is a story set in 19th Century Puerto Rico, which deals with topic of slavery. In specific it deals with a young girl, and an older woman who together hide a runaway slave. Overall I thought it was an interesting approach at looking into another time and culture. I would recommend this book for late third grade and up.

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