Day of the Dead

From the Series Holiday History

In this book, early fluent readers will learn about the history of Day of the Dead, including when, where, and who first celebrated it, its meaning, the traditions associated with it, including setting up altars, making sugar skulls and papel picado, and visiting cemeteries and graves of loved ones, and how it is celebrated in different parts of the world today. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage young readers as they learn more about the history behind this popular holiday.

A Take a Look! infographic features common altar offerings, sidebars present interesting, supplementary information, and an At a Glance recap offers a map and quick stats on the history of the holiday. Children can learn more about Day of the Dead using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Day of the Dead also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, a glossary, and an index.

Day of the Dead is part of Jump!ís Holiday History series.

Format List Price Library Price Qty
979-8-88524-122-9
$26.99 $18.95
979-8-88524-124-3
$26.99 $18.95
Interest Level Grade 2 - Grade 5
Reading Level Grade 2
Category C3 Social Studies
Subject History, Social Studies
Copyright 2023
Publisher Jump!, Inc.
Imprint Pogo Books
Language English
Publication Date 2023-01-01
BISACS JNF026000, JNF045000
Dewey 394.266
Lexile 540
Guided Reading Level K
Features Glossary of key words, Index, and Table of contents

Author: Claudia Oviedo