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Day of the Dead

Kitty Williams, Stevie Mack

Publisher: Gibbs Smith

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Summary

The Day of the Dead Celebration is the most important holiday of the year in Mexico and parts of the American Southwest, a joyful time when families remember their dead. Day of the Dead provides a colorful look at the iconic folk art and family traditions that play a vital role in the event, which happens across the country from October 31 through November 2.

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