Hecho En Mexico
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Hecho En Mexico

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In this delightful brother-sister collaboration, the tiny guitar-making village of Paracho, Mexico comes vibrantly to life. Full-color collages of cut paper, ribbons, strings, confetti, souvenirs, shopping bags, bits of tablecloths, and wood shavings accompany the text, describing how one village's life revolves around making, selling, and playing guitars.
Hardcover, 32 pages
Published April 1st 2000 by National Geographic Children's Books
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Araceli Aispuro
Made in Mexico is a story about the best guitars that are made in Paracho, Mexico. These guitars made are just as good as those made in any other country, that may be much more expensive. The Zona Rosa is another place where not only can you hear guitars playing but also jazz. Musicians cram the concert halls to play their guitars.Only once a year guitarist from all around the globe cone to Paracho to play at the guitar festival. But everything is not always good in Mexico, for the Norteamerican...more
Made in Mexico is a nonfiction book that says that people think the only music in Mexico is mariachis. This book goes beyond the Mexican music and explores the Mexican culture. In my class, I would use this book for two reasons. The first to teach about a new culture and its language. There are Spanish phrases throughout the book. I would practice saying the phrases for my class which requires student's listening skills. After the students have practiced hearing the phrases, they will repeat the...more
This book is about Paracho Mexico. Paracho is known for guitar making. The children of Paracho learn how to play the guitar and how it is important to their town.
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