40 Activities to Experience Mexico Past and Present
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|Format:||Paperback / softback, 96 pages|
|Other Information: ||illus|
|Published In: ||United States, 01 December 1998|
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The book is meant for ages 9 to 12 years. Kids experience firsthand the customs, traditions, and cultures of Mexico as they carve an ancient Olmec head, sing in a Mariachi band, build an Aztec step pyramid; concoct Day of the Dead sugar skulls (then eat them!), construct a topo map alive with mountains, valleys, and volcanoes; whip up an authentic meal of home-made tortillas, salsa verde, and Mexican hot chocolate; Ask important questions about poverty, pollution, feeling safe, education, and rural versus urban lifestyles; Discover how art served the needs of ancient peoples, and see how the past collides with the present every day in Mexico; Meet Aztec ruler Moctezuma II, mural artist Diego Rivera, political leader Benito Juarez, Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla - the 'father' of Mexican independence, and Spanish colonialist Hernando Cortes.
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"Finally, a book about Mexico of which Mexicans themselves would say 'Bravo!"
|Publisher: ||Williamson Publishing Co|
|Dimensions: ||25.04 x 25.4 x 0.76 centimeters (0.32 kg)|
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