Cinco de Mayo: Celebrating Hispanic Pride
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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