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An inside look at a fascinating cultureGeorge Ancona takes children on an exciting trip to the Yucatan. Young readers will move in with a warm and loving Mayan family to share their daily lives in town, spend weekends on their ranch, and join in a local fiesta. Photographs and drawings of ancient Mayan architecture and codices reveal the richness of Mayan culture today: a ...more
Hardcover, 24 pages
Published May 16th 1997 by HarperCollins Publishers (first published May 1997)
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Beautifully photographed book about an extended Mayan family in the Yucatan. They're a poor family by American standards but they look happy and lively. Everyone is named which makes it easier to relate to everybody.
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George Ancona is an author and photographer who has published more that one hundred books, some of them bilingual. He is known for his exquisite photography and close-up looks at a variety of cultural subjects. He lives in Santa Fe, New Mexico.

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