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Viva Mexico!: The Story of Benito Juarez and Cinco de Mayo

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A biography of the Zapotec Indian who grew up to become the President of Mexico and lead his country in a war for independence.
Hardcover, 32 pages
Published October 1st 1992 by Steck-Vaughn
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Princolitas
Sep 11, 2016 rated it it was amazing
He descubierto que amo las biografías y libros basados en hechos reales, sigo insistiendo, si los libros de primaria fueran como estos los niños estarían mucho más interesados en la historia de México y en la lectura en general, solo puedo decir gracias Benito por lo que hiciste por México, siendo tan pequeño perdió a sus padres (lo que me recuerda a Alexander Hamilton) y después perdió a sus abuelos, de origen zapoteco y muy humilde se mudó a Oaxaca donde tuvo que trabajar para poder pagar la e ...more
Annie
Sep 12, 2010 rated it liked it
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The lesson is faith against all odds with the story of Zapotec Indian Benito Juárez, who became president of Mexico. Also, the author provides information on Cinco de Mayo, which is helpful for students who are not familiar.
Karelle Royal
Feb 22, 2011 rated it really liked it
Summary:
A Zapotec Indian who loved his country grew up and lead his people in a war for their country's independence. He later becomes the President of Mexico.

-Social Studies
-Cinco de Mayo
-independence
-multicultural
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