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Pío Pista y María La Puesta del Sol
La puesta del sol What happened to Pío (and María) at the end of the last episode? Who is the Cucuy? Have you figured it out yet? Do you remember one of the suggestions for a romantic evening in Tenerife? Have you been to a Catholic church before? Are you familiar with the rite of confession?
Capítulo 1, página 48 Does Pío now think the Cucuy is the boy? What does Pío have to do for the Cucuy? What is María’s opinion? Would you give the pills to the Cucuy to save the boy? Find the line: We have to pretend that everything’s fine. What preparations does Pío need to make?
Capítulo 1, página Translate: Estaba aquí hace una hora o dos y ya le extraño. Pío decides to create party décor from the items found around. What specifically does he want to create? Do you know who MacGyver is?
Capítulo 2, página Okay. Pío wants to create a piñata from a balloon, napkins and an egg. Read and explain in English how he does this. How does he make papel picado? What patterns does he carve into the napkins? What does Pío use to fill the piñata? What are the pills really?
Capítulo 2, página 50 How do you say “world record”? If Pío puts the diamonds into the piñata, what is he going to put into the pill bag to make the Cucuy think the pills are there? Find the line: The Cucuy won’t succeed. How would you translate: estabas hablando en voz alta de nuevo.
Capítulo 3, página 51 Pío says that María is more beautiful than other girls. To whom does he compare María? Do you think Pío watches too much TV? Find the line: It seems to me you watch too many spy movies. What does tienes que despertarte mean?
Capítulo 3, página What does María think of the piñata and papel picado that Pío created? What’s the difference between papel picado and papel cortado? How much French does Pío speak? Where does the Quinceañera party take place?
Capítulo 4, página 52 Why have the party at a church? What does Pío need to confess at church? Find the line: She kisses me as if it were the first... And also the the last kiss for us. What does this mean? Apenas puedo respirar? Can you tell the mood of each character in the face of this crisis?
Capítulo 4, página Find the line: Beeps the horn Who called the taxi? Why did Mamá show up? What bad news does Pío tell Mamá?
Capítulo 5, página 53 How is the mood now? What’s going on in town? Find the line: I’m sad I can’t attend. Translate: Quiero celebrar sin preocupaciones la quinceañera de María Find the line: I want this nightmare to end and that I’ll wake up soon. What does the church look like?
Capítulo 5, página 54 The church is already decorated and there are gifts laid out. Who is attending? Translate: En la sala también hay carteles de misioneros que la iglesia apoya. What programs does the church sponsor? What angry thoughts does Pío have? How did the priest know Pío needs to confess?
Capítulo 6, página Find the line: There’s no better time to confess. What is a confesionario ? Should Pío really confess to this priest, especially when he won’t even tell Mamá what’s going on? Translate Pío’s confession. What does the priest offer to do for Pío?
Capítulo 6, página What does the “priest” confess to Pío? Is híjole a cuss word? What demands does the Cucuy give Pío? What should Pío do now?
Capítulo 7, página 56 Pío’s prayers are a bit jumbled but that might be understandable with the circumstance. He also asks for the help of María. Is he asking for help from his wife? Where is María? Translate the note from the Cucuy. Why would Pío grab the piñata? How does Mamá help out Pío?
Capítulo 7, página 57 Was a horse really a good idea to get to the castle? Find the line: It’s dark. What does the puesta del sol mean? Whom does the Cucuy have captured? What does this last line mean: Ahora puedes decidir. ¿Quién quieres que viva?
Capítulo 8, página So who was the Cucuy in each episode in this book? And who was the boy in each episode in this book? Pío needs to choose who is going to live and who won’t. Whom does Pío choose? What is the reaction of the Cucuy to this choice? What does haz pipi mean?
Capítulo 8, página 59 The Cucuy dropped right to the ground. What happened? What do we now know about the boy? What history did the Cucuy have with the boy? What does Pío offer to the boy?
Capítulo 8, página What is María’s reaction to adopting the boy? What does this mean? Somos Dos Pes, Dos Emes y Dos Equis ? So where are they all headed? Why is Pío looking for the sunset? Now come on. This is a happy ending, isn’t it?
Informe, página 60 Just to confirm: Who was the Cucuy throughout the book? What does this mean: había capturado Find the phrase: I tied him up. What happened to the Cucuy after Pío tied him up? Pío went from single to married with a kid in how many days?