El Cinco de Mayo
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El Cinco de Mayo

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Published September 1st 2005 by Turtleback Books (first published January 1st 2005)
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Nallely Ibarra
I absolutely loved this book! As a Mexican American, I should have known the story behind Cinco de Mayo, but I never knew why it was celebrated. I've lived in America all of my life and have celebrated Cinco de Mayo at school almost every year, but I thought it was only an American tradition. My relatives that live in Mexico don't celebrate Cinco de Mayo. Through this book, many including Mexicans or Mexican American can learn the history behind Cinco de Mayo and why it celebrated. Those who are...more
J-Lynn
This is an excellent resource for older elementary students or a quick reference for middle school students who want to learn the history of Cinco de Mayo. The book discusses the Spanish colonization, Mexico's independence and the fight with the French. Most interestingly, the book compares Mexican president Benito Juarez and American president Abraham Lincoln and discusses how they became allies not too long after their contries had been at war. Excellent information! The illustrations add to t...more
Jackie
On My Own: Cinco De Mayo is a brief history of the cooperation between Mexico and the United States in 1862 when they combined forces and drove a French army back. In this way, the proud people of Mexico protected their rights, land, and people from French rule. Mexican president Benito Juarez and American president Abraham Lincoln came from similar backgrounds and found they had a common goal in protecting this continent.

Used for "Celebrate! Cinco De Mayo" storytime: May, 2011.
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