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by Tracey Kyle

illustrated by Mireille Ortega

little bee books 2019

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“Mexican American Pepe is excited for the parade he and his family will be attending that day. They have a traditional Mexican breakfast, dress up in cultural attire, and join the other participants who hail from other Latin American countries. All races and geographical areas are represented, from North America to Central America, the Caribbean, and South America. The bright and vivid colors add a festive layer to the illustrations, and the rhyming text is peppered with Spanish words that are defined in a glossary the bright palette and uniqueness of subject warrants a space on picture book shelves ”- Bookist Online

 

"A bright, engaging story about a boy who finds something that's worth paying attention to." 

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