El héroe del Cinco de Mayo Ignacio Zaragoza Seguín / The Hero of Cinco de Mayo Ignacio Zaragoza Seguín
By José Angel Gutiérrez
Illustrated by Stephen Marchesi
This bilingual picture book recounts the life of Zaragoza, commander of the Mexican army and navy during the Battle of Puebla, and the Mexican army’s unexpected win against a much stronger foe. Today this victory is celebrated in the United States as Cinco de Mayo, a day to commemorate the Mexican roots of many US citizens.
9781558858985, © 2020
2nd–5th grade, Ages 7–10