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Hurray for Three Kings' Day! by Lori Marie…

Hurray for Three Kings' Day!

by Lori Marie Carlson

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A story of a Spanish speaking tradition of the Twelve days of Christmas. There are some Spanish's tradition and the classic conversations are keep in the original language. Lively illustration goes with the text to help reader imagine and understanding the story. ( )
  thuvan0301 | Apr 25, 2013 |
This book is about three siblings who perform their cultural activities for Three Kings Day. This book is a good book to read to students to teach them about other religions and cultures. It is also an interesting book for the New Orleans area students to see the links between this Spanish holiday and the Carnival Season and the parallels between them. ( )
  crfonten | Mar 25, 2013 |
The character of Anita is static and round. We learn about her throughout the story, through the action and the dialogue. She is a young girl who is celebrating epiphany with her family. She does not change throughout the story at all. She enjoys the holiday with her family, but her attitude, knowledge or emotions do not change much throughout the story. This picture book is a good example of a realistic fiction book. It is set in present day and has realistic characters which teach the readers about the tradition of Three kings day. The traditions and family interactions are realistic and tell the story of another culture.
Art Media: oil painting
Appropriate Age: Primary ( )
  annikasmith | Nov 4, 2008 |
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0688162398, Hardcover)

Spanish-speaking people all over the United States celebrate the joyous Three Kings' Day every January sixth. Award-winning author Lori Marie Carlson brings the holiday to life in this engaging family story about three children who go from house to house in their neighborhood and reenact the journey of the Three Wise Men. Glowing oil paintings by Ed Martinez perfectly capture the warmth of this special holiday.

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A 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 baby Jesus.

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