Uno, Dos, Tres, Posada! by Virginia Kroll

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A posada is an important Latino holiday tradition that happens all over the world on each of the nine nights before Christmas. There's a lot to do every night before the party can begin, and here a little girl guides us through each step—from putting out poinsettias to hanging the piñata—as she counts to ten in English and Spanish. Young readers can follow along by counting the different items mentioned. An author's note at the end of the story further explains the origins of the posada. Sprinkled with Spanish vocabulary and filled with lively illustrations, this is a posada no one should miss!
 

About Virginia Kroll

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Virginia Kroll lives in Hamburg, New York.Loretta Lopez (www.lorettalopez.com) lives in New York City.
 
Published September 14, 2006 by Viking Juvenile. 32 pages
Genres: Education & Reference, Travel, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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The Hispanic tradition of the posada (a party and procession) is the structure for this introduction to counting in Spanish and learning a few basic Spanish words about Christmas traditions.

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