Cinco de Mayo

Cinco de Mayo

Kate Torpie (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9780778789802

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Description

On May 5, 1862, a small group of Mexican forces defeated a powerful French army at the Battle of Puebla, one of historys most memorable fights for freedom. It is this victory that Mexicans, especially those settled in the United States, celebrate as Cinco de Mayo, (Fifth of May). Colorful parades, music, folk dances, and reenactments of the famous battle mark the celebrations.

Reading Level
Lexile
619L
Fountas Pinnell Guided Reading
O
ATOS
4.0
DRA
34
Categories
Genre
Holidays & Festivals
Interest Age
Ages 3-5 Ages 6-8
Subject
Social Studies
Language
English (US)
Fiction/Non-Fiction
Non-Fiction
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