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Tamalitos

Un poema para cocinar / A Cooking Poem

by Jorge Argueta, illustrated by Domi, translated by Elisa Amado
edition: eBook
  • age: 4 to 7
  • Grade: k to 2
tagged: cooking & food, hispanic & latino, mexico

In this bilingual cooking poem for young children, Jorge Argueta encourages more creativity and fun in the kitchen as he describes how to make tamalitos from corn masa and cheese, wrapped in cornhusks.

The book opens with an homage to corn — white, yellow, blue, purple, red and black. In Maya mythology the first men and women are even said to be m …

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Salsa

Un poema para cocinar / A Cooking Poem

by Jorge Argueta, illustrated by Duncan Tonatiuh, translated by Elisa Amado
edition: Paperback
  • age: 4 to 7
  • Grade: p to 2
tagged: cooking & food, hispanic & latino, mexico

In this new cooking poem, Jorge Argueta brings us a fun and easy recipe for a yummy salsa.

A young boy and his sister gather the ingredients and grind them up in a molcajete, just like their ancestors used to do, singing and dancing all the while.

The children imagine that their ingredients are different parts of an orchestra — the tomatoes are bon …

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Arroz con leche / Rice Pudding

Un poema para cocinar / A Cooking Poem

by Jorge Argueta, illustrated by Fernando Vilela, translated by Elisa Amado
edition: eBook
  • age: 4 to 7
  • Grade: p to 2
tagged: cooking & food, mexico, hispanic & latino

The second title of Jorge Argueta's popular bilingual Cooking Poems series, celebrates the joys of preparing, eating and sharing food.

Now available in paperback, Arroz con leche / Rice Pudding is the second title of Jorge Argueta’s popular bilingual Cooking Poems series, celebrating the joys of preparing, eating and sharing food.

From sprinkling t …

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Guacamole

Un poema para cocinar / A Cooking Poem

by Jorge Argueta, illustrated by Margarita Sada, translated by Elisa Amado
edition: Paperback
also available: eBook
  • age: 4 to 7
  • Grade: p to 2
tagged: cooking & food, mexico

Guacamole is the third title of Jorge Argueta's popular bilingual Cooking Poems series, celebrating the joys of preparing, eating and sharing food.

Now available in paperback, Guacamole is the third title of Jorge Argueta’s popular bilingual Cooking Poems series, celebrating the joys of preparing, eating and sharing food.

Guacamole originated in Me …

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Conoce México

by Bobbie Kalman & Niki Walker
edition: eBook
also available: Hardcover
  • age: 7 to 8
  • Grade: 2 to 3
tagged: mexico, customs, traditions, anthropology

Mexico is the southern neighbor of the United States. It is a country with a rich history and culture, a warm climate, diverse landscapes, and a variety of wildlife. From Mayan pyramids to busy cities to happy fiestas, Spotlight on Mexico offers a joyful experience to young readers. The book also includes recipes of some favorite Mexican foods that …

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