Mexico Books for Kids

Confession: The extent of my knowledge of Mexico could be summed up in a handful of things–piñatas, tacos, sombreros, and Dora. That’s probably not what you want to hear from a homeschool mom teaching a unit study on Mexico, is it? While that might be a little bit of an exaggeration, it’s not too far from the truth. If you’re anything like me and can’t take the heat of anything but mild salsa, I’ve got you covered with this list of Mexico Books for Kids. There’s a mix of nonfiction and fiction picture books about Mexico for kids to help your child learn about the Mexican culture. Pair these books with a piñata, Mariachi music, and some tacos for a learning fiesta!

Mexico Books for Kids

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 Next Stop: Mexico (TIME FOR KIDS® Nonfiction Readers) Living in . . . Mexico Amazing Pictures and Facts About Mexico: The Most Amazing Fact Book for Kids About Mexico Life in Ancient Mexico Coloring Book (Dover History Coloring Book) Aztec Designs Coloring Book (Dover Design Coloring Books) Flat Stanley’s Worldwide Adventures #5: The Amazing Mexican Secret Mexico!: 40 Activities to Experience Mexico Past & Present (Kaleidoscope Kids Books (Williamson Publishing)) Mexico (True Books) Frida Kahlo (Little People, Big Dreams) Mexico For Kids: People, Places and Cultures – Children Explore The World Books Off We Go to Mexico The Legend of the Poinsettia The Night of Las Posadas (Picture Puffin Books) Too Many Tamales Frida Kahlo: The Artist who Painted Herself (Smart About Art) Cinco De Mayo (Rookie Read-About Holidays) A Smart Kids Guide To MAGNIFICENT MEXICO: A World Of Learning At Your Fingertips (Volume 1) Mexico for Kids! – Hispanic Heritage for Children Ancient Mexican Designs (Dover Design Coloring Books) Dear Primo: A Letter to My Cousin Frida (English Language Edition) If you were me and lived in… Mexico: A Child’s Introduction to Cultures Around the World Mexico the Culture (Lands, Peoples, & Cultures (Paperback)) Mexico the People: The People (Lands, Peoples, and Cultures) Mexico the Land (Lands, Peoples, & Cultures (Paperback)) Next Stop: Mexico (TIME FOR KIDS® Nonfiction Readers) Look What Came from Mexico Mexico ABCs: A Book About the People and Places of Mexico (Country ABCs) P is for Pinata: A Mexico Alphabet (Discover the World) Count Your Way Through Mexico (Count Your Way (Paperback)) Mexico & Central America: A Fiesta of Cultures, Crafts, and Activities for Ages 8–12 Mexico!: 40 Activities to Experience Mexico Past & Present (Kaleidoscope Kids Books (Williamson Publishing)) Cinco De Mayo (Rookie Read-About Holidays) Marco’s Cinco De Mayo (Cloverleaf Books – Holidays and Special Days) Cinco de Mayo for Kids! – Hispanic Heritage for Children Cinco de Mayo Crafts (Fun Holiday Crafts Kids Can Do!) Cinco de Mayo Coloring Book Kids Mini-Guide to Mexico & Cinco de Mayo Cinco de Mayo: Day of Mexican Pride (Holidays and Culture) Cinco de Mayo (Holidays and Celebrations) Cinco de Mayo Coloring Images for Kids: With Doodle Pages Cinco de Mayo Crafts (Fun Holiday Crafts Kids Can Do!) by Carol Gnojewski (2005-01-01) Celebrate Cinco de Mayo with the Mexican Hat Dance (Stories to Celebrate) Cuckoo/cucu: A Mexican Folktale by Ehlert, Lois (2000) Paperback The Cuckoo: The Day the Cuckoo Lost Her Colors — A Mexican Folk Tale for Unison Voices (Kit), Book & CD Aztec, Inca & Maya (DK Eyewitness Books) The Three Little Tamales Domítíla: A Cinderella Tale from the Mexican Tradition Adelita Say Hola to Spanish What Can You Do with a Paleta / ¿Qué Puedes Hacer con una Paleta? Diego Rivera: His World and Ours Pancho Rabbit and the Coyote: A Migrant’s Tale (Tomas Rivera Mexican-American Children’s Book Award (Awards)) Erandi’s Braids (Picture Puffin Books) Hill Of Fire (I Can Read, Book 3) (I Can Read Level 3) The Corn Grows Ripe (Puffin Newbery Library) Uncle Monarch and the Day of the Dead My Mexico / México Mío (Spanish Edition) F is for Fiesta N Is for Navidad A Piñata in a Pine Tree: A Latino Twelve Days of Christmas P is for Pinata: A Mexico Alphabet (Discover the World) The Pinata Maker / El Pinatero The Pinata Maker / El Pinatero The Pinata-Maker’s Daughter Cinco De Mouse-O! (Mouse (Holiday House)) Chicks and Salsa Cowboy Jose Dream Carver Josefina’s Boxed Set (American Girl Collection) Josefina What Can You Do With a Rebozo? Rebozos (Spanish Edition) Flat Stanley’s Worldwide Adventures #5: The Amazing Mexican Secret I Love Saturdays y domingos Abuela (English Edition with Spanish Phrases) (Picture Puffins) Marisol McDonald Doesn’t Match / Marisol McDonald no combina In My Family/En mi familia Abuelita’s Heart Tortuga in Trouble Manana, Iguana Count on Culebra: Go From 1 to 10 in Spanish Fiesta Fiasco Off We Go to Mexico Let’s Learn About MEXICO: Activity and Coloring Book (Dover Children’s Activity Books) Green Is a Chile Pepper: A Book of Colors Round Is a Tortilla: A Book of Shapes Pedro’s Burro (My First I Can Read) Manuela’s Gift Cactus Flower Bakery Diego Rivera (Revised Edition) (Getting to Know the World’s Greatest Artists (Paperback)) Diego Rivera: His World and Ours Diego Selena from Mexico Sticker Paper Doll (Dover Little Activity Books Paper Dolls)

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We had such a great time learning about Mexico in our homeschool. I hope these bring as much fun to your house as they did ours!

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