Spanish language books

Pascua

By Nancy Dickmann

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Introduces Easter, including the history of the holiday, why it is important, and how it is celebrated today.
Lee este libro para aprender acerca de las diferentes maneras de celebrar la Pascua.

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I Remember Abuelito: A Day of the Dead Story

By Janice Levy

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"It's the Day of the Dead! It's time to celebrate! In this bilingual book, a young girl is busy helping her family prepare to honor those who have died. First she goes with her mama to the market to buy pan de muerto. Then she lays a path of marigold petals with her papa. But mostly, she thinks of her abuelito. She misses him very much and is excited for his spirit to visit that night. And when she sees the butterflies fly through the sky, she knows that his spirit is with them. Written in both Spanish and English, this book includes activities and recipes just right for any Day of the Dead celebration."

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The Festival of Bones = El Festival de las Calaveras: The Little-Bitty Book for the Day of the Dead

By Luis San Vicente; translation by John William Byrd & Bobby Byrd

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"San Vicente lets children join the celebration as they watch the skeletons rock, rattle, and roll those long old bones as they get ready for the biggest event of their social calendar. A short and fun essay, directed toward young readers, will explain this important Mexican holiday. The works of Mexico City artist Luis San Vicente have been exhibited in Mexico, Venezuela, Europe, and the United States. He has won UNESCO's prestigious NOMA Encouragement Concours Prize for Illustration, and UNESCO honored his work (1997, 1998, and 1999) in their prestigious Youth and Children's Catalog of Illustrations."

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