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Hear the story about a man named Cesar Chavez. Learn how he helped all American farmers!

Cinco de Mayo is widely celebrated in the United States. It celebrates Mexico’s victory in the 1862 Battle of Puebla. The war was between France and Mexico. Many people believe Cinco de Mayo is Mexican Independence Day, but that is wrong. In America, the holiday highlights Mexican culture! There are parades, parties, and all kinds of delicious food!

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Making Connections


Imagine you were a Mexican living on land that became a part of the United States. How would you feel about your home suddenly being a part of a new country?


Have you read other books about immigrants in America? What do they have in common with this title? How are they different?


Some Mexicans left their home country looking for safety. Can you think of any other groups of people who left their country for safety reasons?

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