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Author Colón García, Aurora.

Title Cinco de Mayo / Aurora Colón García.

Imprint Chicago, Ill. : Heinemann Library, c2003.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Children's Non-fiction    j 394 Cinco de Mayo GAR    Available
Description 32 p. : col. ill. ; 23 cm.
Series Holiday histories
Note "First Heinemann library"--Cover.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 31) and index.
Contents A day for celebrating -- Celebrations from city to city -- Celebrations in Mexico -- Why do we celebrate? -- Mexican independence -- Mexican-American War -- Money trouble -- France -- The French army -- The Mexican army -- Battle of Puebla -- Victory for the Mexicans -- An American Celebration -- Important dates.
Summary Discusses the holiday Cinco de Mayo, celebrated by Mexicans and Mexican Americans in remembrance of the Mexican army's defeat of the French army in Pubela, Mexico, in 1862.
Subject Cinco de Mayo (Mexican holiday) -- History -- Juvenile literature.
Mexican Americans -- Social life and customs -- Juvenile literature.
Puebla, Battle of, Puebla de Zaragoza, Mexico, 1862 -- Juvenile literature.
Cinco de Mayo (Mexican holiday)
Mexico -- Social life and customs -- Juvenile literature.
Mexico -- Social life and customs.
ISBN 1403435014 (hardcover)
140343686X (pbk.)

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