The legend of Mexicatl by Jo Harper

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Published by Turtle Books, Distributed by Publishers Group West in New York .

Written in English

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Places:

  • Mexico.

Subjects:

  • Folklore -- Mexico

About the Edition

When Mexicatl responds to the call of the Great Spirit by leading the people to a better land, his followers express gratitude by naming themselves after him.

Edition Notes

Book details

StatementJo Harper ; illustrated by Robert Casilla.
ContributionsCasilla, Robert, ill.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ8.1.H2115 Le 1998
The Physical Object
Pagination1 v. (unpaged) :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL694881M
ISBN 101890515051
LC Control Number97042222
OCLC/WorldCa37783024

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Mexicatl captures his mother's heart and the readers as well. Jo Harper has caught the beauty of a boy's entrance into manhood. The telling of the story is like holding a candle up for children to see the way that common people have become heroes.5/5(1).

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Book Description Growing up under the blistering sun of the desert, the boy Mexicatl can hardly imagine being chosen to lead his people - until he has a vision.

One day the Morning Star tells him to search for "a place of harmony" and reveals the sacred image of the eagle and snake.4/5(8). THE LEGEND OF MEXICATL User Review - Kirkus. The story of a young man destined to be a leader of his people is also the story of the founding of Mexico.

A young boy who lives "under the blazing desert sun" is called Mexicatl, after the mescal Read full review. Lesson learned, Mexicatl changes his ways and the people prosper.

A note describes the Mexican legend's history. The illustrator chooses to make the scenes very simple: the realistic depiction of a young man against a background of color that is the stylized landscape; uncluttered vistas and several portraits of Mexicatl&#;with movie-star.

Get this from a library. La leyenda de Mexicatl. [Jo Harper; Robert Casilla; Tatiana Lans] -- When Mexicatl responds to the call of the Great Spirit by leading the people to a better land, his followers express gratitude by naming themselves after him.

The Legend of Mexicatl. Last updated Thursday, J Author: Jo Harper Illustrator: Robert Casilla Date of Publication: ISBN: Grade Level: 5th Grade Date(s) Used: Sep. Synopsis: (from the pulisher) In this story of the hero for whom Mexico is named, children learn of Mexicatl, a young man whose spiritual vision inspires him to lead his people out of.

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If you can't visit, their website is the next best thing. This book falls into History strand of social studies. It uncovers the origin and settlement of the Mexicans. The dream of Mexican comes true, “On the cactus, there was an eagle with a serpent in the beak.

When they came nearer, the eagle flew into the sun. Mexicatl’s heart soared with delight” (Harper 3). The Legend of Mexicatl by Jo Harper and Robert Casilla.

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