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Storytime Bilingüe featuring “Nos Vamos a Mexico!”

The tantalizing spring days we've been having lured us outside for this week's story time bilingue. I thought it was the perfect opportunity to read Nos Vamos A Mexico! with Maya and Mateo, as the subtitle is "una adventura bajo el sol," which translated means an adventure beneath the sun.

This Barefoot Book has vibrant pages that illustrate the culture of Mexico. As we read, we travel to historic landmarks and iconic destinations of Mexico, like the beach, the mountains, the pyramids, the village square, an indigenous marketplace, and the desert. It even includes a map of Mexico at the end of the book, in addition to a few informational pages on Mexico's history and festivals.

Since I grew up in Southern California, I've traveled to Mexico many times for pleasure, for mission trips, and for volunteer work. It was the first foreign country I traveled to, and the beginning of my love for the hispanic culture and language.

Nos Vamos A Mexico the also perfect book to read during quarantine, because while we can't physically leave the house and travel, it's a good lesson for the kids that you can travel anywhere you want within the pages of a book. I think that's a good reminder as we approach our 65th day of staying at home, and we thank you for joining us each week on our journey for story time bilingue!

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