Cinco de Mayo

Holidays and Celebrations
  • Interest Level: Kindergarten - Grade 3
  • Reading Level: Grade 2

Viva Mexico! Pinatas, floats, and tasty food all play a role in the holiday that remembers Mexican independence. Kids learn the historical significance behind the festivities and gain an appreciation for the exciting traditions and rich cultural celebration associated with May 5.

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978-1-62323-807-0
$38.95
Interest Level Kindergarten - Grade 3
Reading Level Grade 2
Genre Nonfiction
Category Social Studies
Copyright 2014
Publisher The Child's World, Inc.
Language English
Number of Pages 32
Publication Date 2013-08-01
BISACS JNF026080, JNF026090
Dewey 394.262
Graphics Full-color illustrations
Dimensions 9.5 x 8
Lexile 500
Guided Reading Level O
ATOS Reading Level 3.2
ATOS Interest Level LG
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 103722
Accelerated Reader® Points 0.5
Features Activities for further learning, Author/Illustrator biography, Educational front/back matter, Glossary of key words, Index, Informative sidebars, Reviewed, Sources for further research, Suggested websites, and Table of contents
Online Resources Kiddyhouse.com: Cinco de Mayo


Author: Ann Heinrichs

Ann Heinrichs grew up in Fort Smith, Arkansas. She began playing the piano at age three and thought she would grow up to be a pianist. Instead, she became a writer. She is the author of more than 200 books for children and young adults on Asian, African, and U.S. history and cultures, as well as grammar and natural history subjects. Ann has also written numerous newspaper, magazine, and encyclopedia articles. Ann has traveled to the Middle East, Asia, and Europe, and now lives in Chicago, IL.

Illustrator: Kathleen Petelinsek

Reviews

A noteworthy review of Holidays and Celebrations from School Library Journal on December 1, 2013

These titles were originally published in 2006 as part of the ‘Holidays, Festivals, and Celebrations’ series. Both volumes open with descriptions of celebrations and include information on the history and traditions of their featured holidays. In the first title, Heinrichs… View →