Cinco de Mayo
From the Series Live Oak Media eReadalong
In Mexico and the United States the fifth day of May is celebrated with the colorful holiday Cinco de Mayo. In this celebration of the fiesta day, the traditions and history of the holiday are explained in a clear and festive manner.
Narrator: Christian Barillas
Illustrator: Barbara Knutson
Barbara Knutson was the award-winning author and illustrator of many children’s books, including How the Guinea Fowl Got Her Spots and Love and Roast Chicken. A resident of St. Paul and a cherished member of Twin Cities literary community, Ms. Knutson grew up in South Africa and traveled extensively throughout the world. She drew on her firsthand experiences abroad to create the rich, multicultural stories and folktales for which she became so well known. She passed away in 2005.