Dia de Los Muertos (Day of the Dead)

Dia de los muertos

It's Dia de Los Muertos (Day of the Dead) and children throughout the pueblo, or town, are getting ready to celebrate! They decorate with colored streamers, calaveras, or sugar skulls, and pan de muertos, or bread of the dead. There are altars draped in cloth and covered in marigolds and twinkling candles. Music fills the streets. Join the fun and festivities, learn about a different cultural tradition, and brush up on your Spanish vocabulary, as the town honors their dearly departed in a traditional, time-honored style.---from the publisher

32 pages                                    978-0807515778                        Ages 4-8

Keywords:  Day of the Dead, Dia de Los Muertos, customs and traditions, death and dying, celebration, Mexico, Latin America, family, fun, traditions, Spanish, 4 year old, 5 year old, 6 year old, 7 year old, diversity, diverse books, multicultural, Latino, Latina, Latinx, Hispanic, holiday

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El Dia de Muertos, Day of the Dead, is here―a holiday for celebrating the lives of departed family and friends. Altars are decorated with sugar skulls and marigolds. Tamales and sweets are ready to eat. Soon it will be time for picnics, music, and a costume parade! Come join in these joyful and vibrant festivities that are a tradition in Mexico, the United States, and throughout Latin America.---from the publisher

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