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A lyrical celebration of multiculturalism as a parent shares with a child the value of their heritage and why it should be a source of pride, even when others disagree.
A bilingual collection of poetry by the late Francisco X. Alarcón, acclaimed Chicano poet celebrating the days of the week and everyday childhood experiences
Collection of haikus featuring food of the Americas with background information
Describes differences and similarities between holidays in the United States and Mexico, revealing facts about cultural and political history and emphasizing the unity the celebrations can bring
Describes a festival or holiday celebrated in Latin America for each month of the year, from the feast of Saint Anthony in January through Mexico's Cinco de Mayo, an Inca festival in Peru in June, and a ritual of African origin in Brazil in September
Discover the food, religion, language and people of Mexico in this photographic alphabet book
Figurines representing participants in the parade at the Guelaguetza festival held in Oaxaca, Mexico, introduce the numbers from one to ten in English and Spanish