Keepsake Stories Citlali and the Day of the Dead

Keepsake Stories Citlali and the Day of the Dead

Brighter Child® (CDE)

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English-Spanish Version

In this original tale, set in Mérida, Mexico, readers will follow Citlali through her Day of the Dead celebration. Children will eagerly continue reading to learn about the festivities and traditions of this important holiday.

Between the pages of the Brighter Child® Keepsake Stories books are the classic tales of magic, imagination, and inspiration that will delight children again and again. Retold in both Spanish and English, these titles encourage vocabulary development and foster a love of reading in two languages. Each book includes 32 pages of beautiful illustrations and measures 8'' x 8''.

Featured on the “10 Favorite Children’s Books of 2019”, Citlali and the Day of the Dead, from the dual-language Keepsake Stories series, makes an awesome addition to any classroom or home library. This title’s unique dual-language format offers a fun and easy way for children to learn beginning Spanish vocabulary while building bilingual reading skills.

BookTrib—the #1 online literary news magazine—celebrates this original story’s cultural significance, based on traditional Latin American folklore, as, “a great way to get children familiar with the festivities and traditions of [a] major holiday in Mexico and beyond,” and a prime opportunity for schools and families alike to engage in early multicultural learning and encourage ethnic diversity in children's educational materials.

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