Hurray For Three Kings’ Day!

An Hispanic family enjoys the traditional celebration of El Dia de los Reyes, or Epiphany, by reenacting the long walk of the three wise men bringing gifts to the baby Jesus. By the illustrator of Too Many Tamales.

Lupita’s First Dance / El Primer Baile De Lupita

Lupita is excited about dancing la raspa, a Mexican folk dance, with her first-grade class at a celebration of Children’s Day. But she’s devastated when she learns right before the show that her partner Ernesto sprained his right ankle.

Lupita’s First Dance / El Primer Baile De Lupita has been discussed in My Take/Your Take for September 2020.


Describes a festival or holiday celebrated in Latin America for each month of the year, from the feast of Saint Anthony in January through Mexico’s Cinco de Mayo, an Inca festival in Peru in June, and a ritual of African origin in Brazil in September.