#Pdf ¶ La mujer que brillaba aún más que el sol / The Woman Who Outshone the Sun ⚢ eBook or E-pub free

fantastic little story #Pdf â La mujer que brillaba aún más que el sol / The Woman Who Outshone the Sun ⛓ Retells the Zapotec legend of Lucia Zenteno, a beautiful woman with magical powers who is exiled from a mountain village and takes its water away in punishment Read aloud book in my classroom One could get lost simply in each illustration on each page I really enjoyed breaking down and questioning each image with my students We both had many questions The story also was great fodder for a conversation surrounding identity, stereotypes, and discrimination. This is a beautiful story that has been orally handed down through generations in history from the Zapotec Indians of Oaxaca, Mexico It reads as a poem made by Alejandro Cruz Marinez.It is about a very different and beautiful woman who arrives from nowhere into a village as she is surrounded by thousands of butterflies and her loyal iguana However, because of her differences, she is feared by the community Many people make up false stories about her and treat her cruelly so that she is eventu This is a beautiful story that has been orally handed down through generations in history from the Zapotec Indians of Oaxaca, Mexico It reads as a poem made by Alejandro Cruz Marinez.It is about a very different and beautiful woman who arrives from nowhere into a village as she is surrounded by thousands of butterflies and her loyal iguana However, because of her differences, she is feared by the community Many people make up false stories about her and treat her cruelly so that she is eventually ostracized by the village and,with tears, is driven from the town When she leaves, the river and all the animals leave with her, symbolizing perhaps nature and animals ability innately to know real truth and beauty Eventually, the village people realize that not only can they not live without the river and its surrounding life, they can not live without accepting the differences of this unique woman They beg her forgiveness and ask her to come back Thus, the theme of the value of accepting differences is realized It is a lovely story worth the read Lucia Zenteno walks into a mountain village in central Mexico and some villagers whisper that her long black hair blocks out the sun They are afraid Her long, wavy hair outshines the sun Lucia is banished from her village When she sits by the river and combs out her hair, the river follows her It loves her and will not leave her The whole village sets out to find Lucia and begs for her forgiveness and the return of their beloved river The legend of Lucia Zenteno is part of the oral histor Lucia Zenteno walks into a mountain village in central Mexico and some villagers whisper that her long black hair blocks out the sun They are afraid Her long, wavy hair outshines the sun Lucia is banished from her village When she sits by the river and combs out her hair, the river follows her It loves her and will not leave her The whole village sets out to find Lucia and begs for her forgiveness and the return of their beloved river The legend of Lucia Zenteno is part of the oral history of the Zapotec Indians of Oaxaca This book is bilingual, offering the English and Spanish version of the text on the verso pages All illustrations lie within a white boarder on the recto pages The illustrations are traditional to Indian culture Lucia is portrayed as a giant with magical hair This fantasy includes themes about Similarities, Differences, History, Forgiveness, Conflict resolution, and Bullying This is a good read for a classroom setting, or just in general The Parent Choice Foundation approves this book, and so do I I recommend this book for any young readers who loves fantasy and learning about different cultures I LOVE this story, and the illustrations Comes with Spanish and English text, an Indigenous folktale from Oaxaca with subtle environmental and humanitarian themes Great to read with students, and a must for any bilingual library or any classroom really This book is about a woman who is treated unfailry and the water goes with her when she leaves town The town people have to find her and be remorseful for their actions before she will return with their water. This book is perfect when teaching about other people s cultures It is very important to remember to show kindness to all and this book explains this well. The Woman Who Outshone the Sun, or the legend of Lucia Zenteno, was once oral history of the Zapotec Indians of Oaxaca, Mexico This story is told in english and spanish La mujer que brillaba un mas que el sol tells the story of Lucia Zenteno coming to the pueblo where all of the people are frightened of her and treat her rudely because she is distincto, different Her hair is so magnificent that it shades people from the sun, but el rio, the river, falls in love with it and all of the water, The Woman Who Outshone the Sun, or the legend of Lucia Zenteno, was once oral history of the Zapotec Indians of Oaxaca, Mexico This story is told in english and spanish La mujer que brillaba un mas que el sol tells the story of Lucia Zenteno coming to the pueblo where all of the people are frightened of her and treat her rudely because she is distincto, different Her hair is so magnificent that it shades people from the sun, but el rio, the river, falls in love with it and all of the water, fish, and otters flow into her locks When the people push her away and banish her, she leaves but the river is so attached that it leaves with her, causing a dangerous draught It teaches the people that everyone must show compassion for each other, despite their differences I give this story a five star rating The illustrations were vibrant and beautiful, reflecting the fabrics and culture of Mexico There is the english and spanish text in this book which invites non spanish speaking readers into a new experience and culture And the lead is a vivid female character.This picture book was structured so that all of the text was on the left side of the page and all of the pictures on the right This made the reading experience fluid and allowed me to spend a lot of time studying the text before fully focusing, and getting distracted by, the multicolored illustrations The oral telling of this story didn t say much about the actual cultural traits of the people other than portraying them as cold and uninviting towards Lucia, but the illustrations included classic aspects of Mexican culture We see farming and agricultural landscapes, churches, children playing together in bright woven tunics, and the mountain range in the background This story would be great to use in a bilingual classroom, if students were learning about Mexican culture, and to teach children to cherish instead of antagonize the differences they see in each other