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Age 8-12
Grade 1-2

Melissa RaÈ Shofner

The Story Behind Day of the Dead

Paperback (PowerKids Press July 15, 2019) , 1 edition
The Day of the Dead is a holiday with an incredible history. The celebrations that became this holiday started more than 3,000 years ago. Today, the Day of the Dead is an important celebration for people throughout Latin America, especially in Mexico. Children will love reading about the many traditions of the holiday and learning how Day of the Dead celebrations have changed over time. Vivid images on each spread encourage young readers to make connections with the text. Learning about how deceased loved ones are remembered on this special day will help readers appreciate other cultures as well as their own. It will also help them view the topic of death in a whole new light.
Series
Holiday Histories
ISBN
1725300400 / 9781725300408
Pages
24
Weight
2.9 oz.
Dimensions
8.3 x 0.1 in.

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