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While spending the year in Maine as an exchange-mouse, Miguelito is introduced to holidays celebrated in the United States. He learns about Halloween, Thanksgiving, and Valentine's Day, while sharing his own traditions about Christmas, Easter, and Independence Day. With each chapter, students learn holiday-specific vocabulary, as well as cultural and historical information. Also included in the book are reading activities, a complete vocabulary list, and easy-to-make Venezuelan recipes that your students can make at home or with the class. With illustrations by Peter Tracy.
©2015. Level 1. Elementary, middle school, high school. 5 x 8 inches. Softcover, 66 pages.
About the Author
Fabiola Canale was raised by German parents living in Venezuela. She has lived all over the United States, and currently resides in Colorado. She has been teaching and writing stories for her students for many years. While she truly loves cooking, reading, and watching TV, her favorite free-time activities are working out and hiking with her husband. She wishes she could live in Maine, just like the mice in her books.