National Hispanic Heritage Month honors the cultures and contributions of both Hispanic and Latino Americans as we celebrate heritage rooted in all Latin American countries. Visit the official National Hispanic Heritage Month website to learn more about our thriving Latinx communities.
Why is Hispanic Heritage Month celebrated mid-month? Which countries are included in Hispanic Heritage? How long have we celebrated this special month? Learn all of this and more from this KidsKonnect video, "Hispanic Heritage Month For Kids | History, Celebrations, Famous Figures"or stop by the Smithsonian National Museum of the American Latino site!
Meet some of the people that make up our Hispanic American community with this video by More in Common.
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Although predominantly celebrated in Mexico and by those of Mexican descent, El Dia de Los Muertos is also revered in other countries such as Bolivia, Ecuador, Peru, Guatemala, and Haiti. Held on November 1st and 2nd, it is believed that the spirits of the dead return home and spend time with their relatives on these two days. Want to delve deeper into this special celebration? Click HERE!
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Novels in Verse, Story Collections and Nonfiction
Graphic Novels- Marvel & DC