Grolier Educational, 1997 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 32 pages
Describes the customs and beliefs connected to some of the special occasions celebrated in Mexico, including Holy Week, Independence Day, the Day of the Dead, Saints' Days, and Huichol festivals. Includes recipes and related activities.
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