El Boricua. (2006).
A Puerto Rican Christmas
. Retrieved April 1, 2006 from the World Wide Web: http://www.elboricua.com/pr_christmas.html. This is a website with specific information about the traditions and festivities that surround a Latino Christmas celebration.
Electronic Gourmet Guide Inc. (1996).
Pan de Muerto, Bread of the Dead
. Retrieved July 5, 2006 from the World Wide Web: http://globalgourmet.com/food/egg/egg1096/panmuert.html. This website provides a recipe for Pan de Muerto, a traditional bread eaten on the Day of the Dead.
Graber, Karen Hursh. (2006).
Mexican Hot…or Not: Rosca de Reyes, Three Kings Sweet Bread
. Retrieved July 5, 2006 from the World Wide Web: http://www.mexconnect.com/mex_/recipes/puebla/kgreyesbread.html. This website provides a recipes for Rosca de Reyes, a crown-shaped sweet bread eaten on Three Kings' Day. The bread is usually baked with a small doll inside, representing baby Jesus.
Kalman, Bobbie. (1993).
Mexico, the People
. New York: Crabtree Publishing Company. This book gives some general information about the people of Mexico, including family life, clothing, religion, holidays, and education.
Menard, Valerie. (2000).
The Latino Holiday Book
. New York: Marlowe and Company. This is a great resource for anyone looking to learn about the history and traditions surrounding many Latino holidays. It is easy to read and includes recipes and directions for crafts.
Palfrey, Dale Hoyt. (1999).
. Retrieved April 9, 2006 from the World Wide Web: http://www.mexconnect.com/mex_/travel/dpalfrey/dppapelpicado.html. This website gives information about the Mexican art of papel picado - paper cutting. This art form is used for holidays and celebrations.
Palfrey, Dale Hoyt. (1995).
The Day of the Dead
. Retrieved April 1, 2006 from the World Wide Web: http://mexconnect.com/mex_/muertos.html. This is another web resource with more information about the Day of the Dead celebrations, including what is eaten, how homes are decorated, and what families do together.
Perl, Lila. (1983).
Pi–atas and Paper Flowers
. New York: Clarion Books. This is a bilingual book with information on the history of many Latino holidays and the current traditions as well.
Sanna, Ellyn. (2006).
Latino Folklore and Culture
. Broomall, PA: Mason Crest Publishers Inc. This is a great book for those looking for more information about Latino culture include male and female identity, family life, and folklore.
Silverthorne, Elizabeth. (1992).
Fiesta! Mexico's Great Celebrations
. Brookfield CT: The Millbrook Press. This book focuses on Mexican celebrations, is divided by seasons, and includes recipes and instructions for making crafts/projects for several holidays.
Skogrand, Linda., Hatch, Daniel., and Singh, Arcana. (2005).
Understanding Latino Families; Implications for Family Education
. Retrieved April 1, 2006 from the World Wide Web: http://extension.usu.edu/files/publications/Latino02-7-05.pdf. This website contains general information about the Latino family unit including religion, gender roles, and education.
Winchester, Faith. (1996).
. Mankato, MN: Capstone Press. A short book with general information about several Hispanic holidays - good for quick reference about current practices and directions to make cascarones.