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The Vejigante and the Folk Festivals of Puerto Rico
by Edwin Fontánez
An entertaining tool for discovering Puerto Rico's rich vejigante tradition - beautiful coloring activities and informative historical notes illuminate the style and symbolism of Puerto Rico's folk festivals.
- Age Groups Preschool, Early Elementary: K-3
- Book Type Nonfiction
- Award Newberry Medal
- Publisher Exit Studio, 1996, Arlington, VA
- Caldecott Medal
- Most distinguished American picture book for children (annually).
- Newberry Medal
- Most distinguished contribution to American literature for children (annually).
- Coretta Scott King Award
- Distinguished books by authors and illustrators of African descent which promote an understanding and appreciation of the American dream (annually).
- Golden Kite Award
- Outstanding examples of text, illustration, fiction and nonfiction (four awards annually).
- Scott O'Dell Historical Fiction Award
- Outstanding work of historical fiction published by a U.S. publisher set in the New World.