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Author Gutiérrez, José Angel, author.

Title The hero of Cinco de Mayo : Ignacio Zaragoza Seguín = El héroe del Cinco de Mayo : Ignacio Zaragoza Seguín / by/por José Angel Gutiérrez ; illustrations by /ilustraciones de Stephen Marchesi ; Spanish translation by/ traducción al español de Gabriela Baeza Ventura.

Publication Info. [Fairfax, Virginia] : [Library Ideas, LLC], [2022]


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 GDL Casa Verdugo Library Children's International Languages    Sp j 92 Zaragoza,I GUT    Available
 GDL Central Library Children's International Languages    Sp j 92 Zaragoza,I GUT    Available
Description 1 audio-enabled book (1 volume (unpaged)) : digital, color illustrations ; 29 cm
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Note "VOX Books"--Cover.
Book originally published: Houston, Texas : Piñata Books, Arte Público Press, [2019].
Book has an audio reader with complete narration permanently attached inside the front cover. Audio playback device includes headphone jack, external speaker, and audio controls.
Performer Read by Anthony Michael Lopez.
Language Parallel text in English and Spanish.
Summary Ignacio Zaragoza Seguín was born in Goliad, Texas, in 1829, when Texas was part of Mexico. His family lived on a Mexican fort because his father was a soldier in the army. Ignacio wanted to be a just like his father! When he was seven, Texas became independent from Mexico, and the family had to move to Matamoros, Mexico. Later they moved to Monterrey. Ignacio tried to join the Mexican army in 1846 when the United States declared war, but he was too young. He was finally able to join the armed forces when he turned 24. An outstanding soldier, he was named the commander of the Mexican army and navy by President Benito Juárez. In 1862, he had to defend his country against the invading French army, one of the strongest in the world. The Mexican troops were mostly volunteers including women and Zapotec indigenous people and their weapons were no match for the French. This bilingual picture book recounts the story of the Battle of Puebla and the Mexican army's unexpected win against a much stronger foe. Today this victory is celebrated in the United States as Cinco de Mayo, a day to commemorate the Mexican roots of many US citizens.
Subject Zaragoza, Ignacio, 1829-1862 -- Juvenile literature.
Puebla, Battle of, Puebla de Zaragoza, Mexico, 1862 -- Juvenile literature.
Cinco de Mayo (Mexican holiday) -- History -- Juvenile literature.
Generals -- Mexico -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Mexico -- History -- European intervention, 1861-1867 -- Juvenile literature.
Genre/Form Bilingual books.
Children's audiobooks.
Added Author Ventura, Gabriela Baeza, translator.
Lopez, Anthony Michael, narrator.
Marchesi, Stephen, illustrator.
Added Title Héroe del Cinco de Mayo : Ignacio Zaragoza Seguín
Ignacio Zaragoza Seguín : the hero of Cinco de Mayo
Ignacio Zaragoza Seguín : el héroe del Cinco de Mayo
ISBN 9798885190398 (VOX book)
9781558858985 (print)

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