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Geography Through Folk Tales: Mexican and Central American Tales

October 20, 2011

I’m a little behind but we have moved through  Mexico and Central America and are now learning our way through South America. Below are some of our reads or ones I found but were not available in our local library but might be in yours!:


Musicians of the Sun by Gerald McDermott

Horse Hooves and Chicken Feet: Mexican folktales selected by Neil Philip

Central America/Caribbean Tales

The Magic Orange Tree, and other Haitian Folktales collect by Diane Wolkstein

Please, Malese!: A trickster tale from Haiti by Amy MacDonald

The Race of Toad and Deer retold by Pat Mora

Senor Cat’s Romance and other favorite stories from Latin America retold by Lucia M. Gonzalez

Juan Bobo: Four Folk Tales from Puerto Rico (I Can Read 3)

(Bonus: Super Why: Juan Bobo and the Pig )



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  1. October 21, 2011 11:43 am

    Perfect timing! We are getting ready to “go” to Mexico. Thank’s for sharing!!

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