Día de los Muertos

Favorite books for Día de los Muertos
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Clatter BashClatter Bash! A Day of the Dead Celebration by Richard Keep

At dusk on the holiday known as Day of the Dead, a Mexican family has set out fiesta offerings in the graveyard in hopes that departed loved ones may return to visit.

Day of the DeadDay of the Dead (On My Own Holidays)
by Linda Lowery and Barbara Knutson

Introduces the holiday, Day of the Dead, or Dâia de los Muertos, and describes how it is celebrated in Mexico and in the United States.

Festival of BonesFestival of Bones / El Festival de las Calaveras
The Little-Bitty Book for the Day of the Dead

by Luis San Vicente

Mexico’s Day of the Dead fascinates U.S readers, whether for its joyful celebration of an unusual tradition or because it simply feels like home. San Vicente lets children join the celebration as they watch the skeletons rock, rattle, and roll those long old bones as they get ready for the biggest event of their social calendar. A short and fun essay, directed toward young readers, will explain this important Mexican holiday.

The Day of the DeadThe Day of the Dead/El Dia de Los Muertos

by Bob Barner

Bob Barner’s luscious collages incorporate the traditional symbols of Day of the Dead. His poetic text is both English and Spanish. An author’s note provides additional information on the holiday.

Bilingual Spanish – English books

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