Reading Roundup: 10 Children’s Books about Latino Winter Celebrations

Precious Resource from VAMOS A LEER: 10 Children’s Books about Latino Winter Celebrations

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December 2015 Winter Celebrations

¡Buenos días! I hope everyone is enjoying the holiday season! This month I’ve compiled a list of children’s books about winter festivities celebrated in Latin America and Latino communities in the United States. Here at Vamos a Leer we have tons of resources for teaching Latin American and Latino holiday traditions in the classroom. Many of them have been compiled under the heading “Las Posadas,” given that we’ve found many search engines that bring people here just for that topic. Below I’ve compiled a list of ten exemplary books that can help you explore the topic further with your students. I hope you enjoy reading these books as much as I did!

Saludos y felices fiestas,
Kalyn

The Night of Las Posadas
Written and illustrated by Tomie dePaola
Published by Puffin Books
ISBN: 9780698119017
Age Level: 4-8

Tomie dePaola’s glorious paintings are as luminous as the farolitos that…

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About Nathalie Mvondo

Nathalie Mvondo lives in Northern California and studies anthropology and nutrition. She is a writer and a blogger.
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4 Responses to Reading Roundup: 10 Children’s Books about Latino Winter Celebrations

  1. Anne Broyles says:

    Good list, Kalyn. In case you don’t know my bilingual book, ARTURO AND THE NAVIDAD BIRDS, you could check it out for future lists. It won an International Latino Book Award (2014). http://www.pelicanpub.com/proddetail.php?prod=9781455618019#.VnHRTjgrIxc

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