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Day of the dead  Cover Image Book Book

Day of the dead

Oviedo, Claudia (author.).

Summary: "In this book, early fluent readers will learn about the history of Day of the Dead, including when, where, and who first celebrated it, its meaning, the traditions associated with it, including setting up altars, making sugar skulls and papel picado, and visiting cemeteries and graves of loved ones, and how it is celebrated in different parts of the world today. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage young readers as they learn more about the history behind this popular holiday. A Take a Look! infographic features common altar offerings, sidebars present interesting, supplementary information, and an At a Glance recap offers a map and quick stats on the history of the holiday. Children can learn more about Day of the Dead using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Day of the Dead also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, a glossary, and an index. Day of the Dead is part of Jump!'s Holiday History series"--

Item details

  • ISBN: 9798885241229
  • ISBN: 9798885241236
  • ISBN: 9798885241243
  • Physical Description: print
    24 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm.
  • Publisher: Minneapolis : Jump!, Inc., [2023]

Contents / Notes

General Note: Includes index.
Formatted Contents Note: Celebrating the dead -- Day of the Dead traditions -- Day of the Dead around the world.
Target Audience Note:
Ages 7-10 Jump!, Inc.
Subject: All Soul's Day Juvenile literature
Mexico Social life and customs Juvenile literature
All Souls' Day
Manners and customs
Genre: Juvenile works.

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