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Mexico 2016 Kids' Books

Uncle Monarch and the Day of the Dead

Uncle Monarch and the Day of the Dead
Judy Goldman, illus René King Moreno, 2008, AGES 7–9

Publisher: Boyds Mills Press, Honesdale, PA
Format 32 pp
ISBN 978-1-59078-425-9

Synopsis: 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.