Mexico: The Culture

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Crabtree Publishing Company, 2001 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 32 pages
Ages 9 to 14 years. New information and colourful photos show how modern-day Mexico is able to maintain a foothold in its ancient Aztec and Mayan past in this newly revised book. New information highlights writers and publishing and an Aztec creation folktale. Topics include: ancient Mayan culture; Aztec heritage; arts, crafts, music, and dance; the Spanish influence; literature and legends; Mexicans at play; Mexican cooking.

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Mexico: The Culture written by Bobbie Kalman explores the heritage, music, literature, religion, holidays and festivals of Mexico. This survey book is organized into 15 subtopics. I found that the ... Read full review

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Bobbie Kalman was born in Hungary in 1947. She escaped with her family to Austria during the Hungarian Revolution in 1956. The family spent several weeks there as refugees before immigrating to North America. Her book, Refugee Child, is based on this account. She has degrees in English, psychology and education, and has taught at both the elementary and secondary level. She has also worked as an educational assistant for several publishing companies. She is the author and publisher of over 800 books for children. Her books are sought after because she writes within specific curriculum needs, making the titles very popular in schools and public libraries. Her works include The Early Settler Life series, The Historic Communities series, The Native Nations of North America series, The Lands, Peoples, and Cultures series, and The Science of Living Things series.

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