Cinco de Mayo: Celebrating Hispanic Pride

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Enslow Publishers, 2002 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 48 pages
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Cinco de Mayo is probably the most significant Hispanic holiday celebrated today. In CINCO DE MAYO—CELEBRATING HISPANIC PRIDE, author Carol Gnojewski introduces the history, customs, and practices of this holiday commemorating the victory of the Mexican army over the French on May 5, 1862. Full-color photos and a craft section help the reader understand more about the culture and the celebrations held today.

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Contents

Benito Juarez
5
Tke Battle of Puebla
18
Remembering Those Wno Fought
27
Copyright

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Gnojewski enjoys working with children to develop stories and dramas. She received her B.A. in Children's Theatre and Creative Writing from Northwestern University and an M.Ed. in Creative Arts Curriculum Studies from Lesley University, Cambridge. She lives in the Pacific Northwest.

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