A Mexican Christmas

  • Interest Level: Grade 3
  • Reading Level: Grade 3

In Oaxaca, Mexico, Christmas lasts for more than one day—it lasts almost an entire month! All month long, children and their families celebrate with parades, fiestas, fireworks, dancing, and delicious food.

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Interest Level Grade 3
Reading Level Grade 3
Genre Social Studies
Publisher Lerner Publishing Group
Imprint Millbrook Press ™
Language English
Publication Date 2002-08-01
Text Type Informational/Explanatory
BISACS JNF038070, JNF026010
Dewey 394.2663'0972
Graphics Full-color illustrations
ATOS Reading Level 4.8
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 65075
Accelerated Reader® Points 0.5
Features Awards, Bibliography/further reading, Glossary, Index, Pronunciation guide, Recipes, Reviewed, and Table of contents


  • Children's Book Committee at Bank Street College Best Children's Book of the Year, Winner, 2002


The Horn Book Guide

“The readable, straightforward text personalizes the information with references to specific children participating in the fiestas.”
The Horn Book Guide

School Library Journal

“Lovely color photographs and an informative text document the Christmas season in Oaxaca. . .This fun and informative book should find a wide readership.”
School Library Journal