Happy Independence Day Mexico!
In honor of Mexico's Independence Day, celebrated annually usually beginning around midnight September 15th, we wanted to share with you some of our favorite books about Mexico. We hope you will enjoy them as much as we do. If you click on the book covers, you can get more information and/or purchase the books on amazon.
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Books about Mexico
My Mexico/ México Mío by Tony Johnston – a bilingual book of poems about life in Mexico. Great for young and old alike.
Life in Ancient Mexico Coloring Book by Dover Publications – Not only does Dover make some great coloring books, but we love all the little tidbits of information they include as well. This one is definitely a favorite.
Hill of Fire by Thomas P. Lewis – An I Can Read book, this gives you a look into the daily life of a farmer and into the historic eruption of Mt. Pirícutin in Mexico.
Not Just Tacos by Shirley Solis – interesting facts and delicious, easy to make, authentic Spanish recipes from Mexico and several other Latin American countries.
What Can You Do With a Paleta?/ ¿Qué puedes hacer con una paleta? by Carmen Tafolla – Delightful artwork and short bilingual text brings to life the daily thrills of growing up in a Mexican barrio.
Paletas: Authentic Recipes for Mexican Ice Pops, Shaved Ice & Aguas Frescas by Fany Gerson – 47 authentic recipes for cool natural treats. My kids LOVE these, well, truth be told, we ALL do!
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