Cinco De Mayo: Celebrating the Traditions of Mexico by Diane Hoyt-GoldsmithCinco De Mayo: Celebrating the Traditions of Mexico by Diane Hoyt-Goldsmith

Cinco De Mayo: Celebrating the Traditions of Mexico

byDiane Hoyt-GoldsmithPhotographed byLawrence Migdale

Picture Books | December 15, 2009

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Every Cinco de Mayo, Rosa and her family cheer at a parade and enjoy delicious Mexican food. But what exactly is Cinco de Mayo? Although many people think May fifth marks Mexico's independence, the holiday is actually the anniversary of a decisive battle against foreign occupiers. Today, Cinco de Mayo is celebrated by many. Follow Rosa, a vivacious Mexican-American girl from California, as she learns about he heritage and celebrates the holiday with her family, friends, and community.
Diane Hoyt-Goldsmith is the art director of Square Moon Productions, a book design and development company. She lives with her husband, a son, and a daughter in Orinda, California.Lawrence Migdale takes photographs of children in their own environments. He lives in Orinda, California, with his wife and two sons.
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Title:Cinco De Mayo: Celebrating the Traditions of MexicoFormat:Picture BooksDimensions:32 pages, 10 × 10 × 0.13 inPublished:December 15, 2009Publisher:Holiday House IncLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0823422798

ISBN - 13:9780823422791

Appropriate for ages: 6 - 10

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"A reader-friendly introduction to the holiday."