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Uncle monarch and the Day of the Dead

Author: Judy Goldman; Rene King Moreno
Publisher: Honesdale, Pennsylvania. : Boyds Mills Press, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Primary school : English : 1st ed
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Upon the death of her beloved Tio Urbano, who has taught her that monarch butterflies are the souls of the dead, young Lupita gains a deeper understanding of Dia de los Muertos, the Day of the Dead, as it is observed in rural Mexico. Includes glossary of Spanish terms and facts about the Day of the Dead.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Primary school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Judy Goldman; Rene King Moreno
ISBN: 9781590784259 1590784251
OCLC Number: 191257485
Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 22 x 29 cm
Responsibility: Judy Goldman ; illustrated by Rene King Moreno.

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Upon the death of her beloved Tio Urbano, who has taught her that monarch butterflies are the souls of the dead, young Lupita gains a deeper understanding of Dia de los Muertos, the Day of the Dead, as it is observed in rural Mexico. Includes glossary of Spanish terms and facts about the Day of the Dead.

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"A quality story. . . . What a great story to use in a science study of life cycles: in this case, butterflies, where they end their journey and what happens when they get there." --"Library Media Read more...

 
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A nice addition to any library.

by AnchorageSchools (WorldCat user published 2009-12-01) Good Permalink

This picture book is an interesting explanation of the Mexican celebration "Day of the Dead."  Additionally, the author presents the concept of death in a gentle, poetic manner, aided by Rene King Moreno's lovely illustrations.

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