A Spanish-language kindergarten-level introduction to the Day of the Dead, covering the holiday’s history, popular traditions, and such defining symbols as marigolds and skulls.
Part of the Semillas del saber series
Hola, Año Nuevo Chino y Janucá. Hola, Navidad y Kwanzaa. ¡Hola, … divertido! The popular Semillas del saber series now offers introductions to well-known holidays. Written in a friendly voice, filled with dynamic photos, and featuring text crafted for the youngest of readers, these newest books touch upon tthe history and traditions of holiday celebrations. Each book closes with a labeled-image guide for further review. As introductions to informational text, these titles will plant the seeds of knowledge!
This Spanish series introduces basic facts about all kinds of cultural celebrations from across the globe, including Diwali, Easter, Lunar New Year, Kwanzaa, Ramadan, U.S. Independence Day, and more. Page after page of vibrant color photographs of symbols and customs associated with each celebration will engage even the youngest readers, and short, simple sentences make this series ideal for learning essential facts. New words and concepts are bolded to support early literacy and vocabulary development. –VERDICT Early childhood education centers should consider.
–School Library Journal , 04/01/2021