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Mexican-American heritage

Author: Trish Mitchell; Sissy Yates; Andrew Schlessinger; Phylicia Rashad; Schlessinger Media.
Publisher: Wynnewood, PA : Schlessinger Media, 2006.
Series: American cultures for children video series.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : Juvenile audience : NTSC color broadcast system   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Mexico's intriguing history, culture and landscape are illuminated in this program about the life and heritage of Mexican Americans. Children learn how to say a few words in Spanish, take a tour of the Olvera Street market in Los Angeles -- the oldest Mexican-American market in the United States -- and learn how to make a colorful yarn painting. They'll also enjoy an animated folktale called The Great Race and sing  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Children's films
Educational films
Juvenile works
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
JDVD
Juvenile films
Material Type: Juvenile audience, Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material, Book
All Authors / Contributors: Trish Mitchell; Sissy Yates; Andrew Schlessinger; Phylicia Rashad; Schlessinger Media.
ISBN: 1417106883 9781417106882
OCLC Number: 79892661
Language Note: Closed captioned. Soundtrack in English or Spanish.
Notes: Special features include: discussion questions and activities.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1997.
Credits: Executive producer, Andrew Schlessinger.
Performer(s): Host, Phylicia Rashad.
Target Audience: Grades K-4.
Description: 1 videodisc (25 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 teacher's guide (5 pages ; 19 cm).
Details: DVD; all regions; NTSC.
Contents: Introduction to Mexico --
Say it in Spanish --
Mexican Americans --
The great race --
Count in Spanish --
Make a yarn painting --
Chocolate --
Sing! Cielito lindo --
Conclusion.
Series Title: American cultures for children video series.
Responsibility: a production of Schlessinger Video Productions ; directed and produced by Sissy Yates ; producer, Trish Mitchell.

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"Mexico's intriguing history, culture and landscape are illuminated in this program about the life and heritage of Mexican Americans. Children learn how to say a few words in Spanish, take a tour of the Olvera Street market in Los Angeles -- the oldest Mexican-American market in the United States -- and learn how to make a colorful yarn painting. They'll also enjoy an animated folktale called The Great Race and sing along with the chorus to the Mexican folksong, "Cielito Lindo," which means 'beautiful sky'"--Publisher's website.

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