Fiesta! The Festivals of Mexico

Fiesta! The Festivals of Mexico

Colleen Madonna Flood Williams (author)

Publisher: Mason Crest ISBN: 9781422286821

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According to Mexicos official Secretariat of Tourism, each year more than 5,000 officially recognized fiestas, or holiday celebrations, are observed in the country. These fiestas include religious feasts like Easter in the spring, and the Feast of the Virgin of Guadalupe in December. They also include national and local holidays like Independence Day and Cinco de Mayo. Some Mexican festivals pay homage to the special foods and crops of the nation; other special events are held for birthdays, baptisms, weddings, and graduations. This book provides information about many of the most popular and important festivals celebrated in Mexico today.

Reading Level
Fountas Pinnell Guided Reading
Cultural/Diversity Holidays & Festivals People & Places
Interest Age
Ages 9-12 Ages 13+
7th Grade 8th Grade 9th Grade 10th Grade 11th Grade 12th Grade
Social Studies
English (US)
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