Book List in Order: 7 titles

  • Charro is the Mexican term for horseman, but for a Mexican a charro is much more than a cowboy. A skilled rider of horses and bulls and bucking broncos, an artist with a lariat, and a model of gentlemanly dress and behavior, the charro is also a livi...


  • Dancers from around the world twirl and jump through the pages of this exhilarating book, inviting young readers to get up and join in the celebrations. Vibrant photographs show how traditions are passed on through dance and how this lively art is an...


  • Every town in Mexico has a patron saint who is honored annually with a fiesta, and almost every fiesta has fireworks. Caren Reyes Urban lives in Tultepec, a town famous for its fireworks, and her father, her uncle, and her grandfather all work at mak...


  • Written and photographed by George Ancona. What a busy day! Ricardo paints and build, and serves snack to his friends. He makes music and dances and feeds their class pet, Tito. and even though he has a fall on the playground, Ricardo's Day is lots o...