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By Carla Aragón,Kathy Dee Saville,Socorro Aragón,George Gonzales

Libby and her older brother, J. D., do not get alongside, and their courting is validated in an unforeseen manner once they stopover at their grandparents in Santa Fe. it is the week after Easter and Grandma Socorro is raring to percentage a cultural culture along with her grandchildren--the Baile de los Cascarones, the Dance of the Eggshells.

Although either young ones are skeptical, Libby quickly immerses herself in conscientiously emptying and rinsing the cascarones, or eggshells, then filling them with brightly coloured confetti. As Libby decorates them, Grandma Socorro tells her in regards to the Spanish culture. on the Baile de los Cascarones, humans ask each other to bounce by way of lightly crushing cascarones over their heads.

When the day of the baile arrives, Libby is worked up to participate within the enjoyable. whereas J. D. bombards his cousins with cascarones and ignores the dancing, Libby learns each conventional dance. in the course of the well known Baile de l. a. Escoba (the Broom Dance), J. D. is pressured to bounce and Libby saves him from embarrassment.

This bilingual kid's tale explores the kinfolk bond created via traditions handed on by way of grandparents. via Libby's first publicity to the Baile de los Cascarones, writer Carla Aragón recounts certainly one of her favourite customs whereas becoming up in Santa Fe.

ABOUT THE CONTRIBUTORS
Carla Aragón is an Emmy Award-winning journalist who spent thirty-five years in broadcasting in Albuquerque, New Mexico, and la, California. this is often the 1st of many bilingual kid's books she hopes to jot down on her relatives traditions.

Kathy Dee Saville is a former paintings instructor within the Iowa urban and Albuquerque public faculties. She can be a musician, singer, and composer. She is living in Rohnert Park, California.

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