3 facts about John Steinbeck
• He was born on February 27, 1902
• An American writer and published his first
• Born in Salinas, California.
• Kino and Juana lived fairly well with their baby
• Coyotito gets stung by a scorpion and Juana
sucks out the venom.
• Kino finds a pearl and as the story goes on he
has a difficult time with it.
• Mexican/ American boarder
• Early 1900’s
• In a small village
• Kino – the main character married to Juana
and father of Coyotito.
• Juana – Juana one of the main character
married to Kino mother of Coyotito.
• Coyotito- Coyotito the baby of Juana and Kino
• The doctor- The doctor that wants the pearl.
• Juan Tomas – Is Kino’s brother and the elder
of the group.
• The village- is where Kino lives
• Greed Is a dangerous thing
• Something good might turn in to something
• Fate as a driver as life
• Scorpions are found on all major land masses
• There are thirteen families and about 1,750
described species and subspecies of scorpions
• Scorpions are deadly and there stings hurt
• Some people eat scorpions because to them it
• Scorpions do not sting people unless they feel