Easy-to-read text paired with colorful photos and informative captions introduces readers to a cultural holiday, Day of the Dead. Readers will learn about the origin of the holiday and its Aztec roots. Traditions to honor the dead, including visiting loved ones' graves and decorating altars, are described. Also discussed are symbols and foods associated with Day of the Dead, such as skulls and pan de muerto. Features include table of contents, glossary with phonetic spellings, and index. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Buddy Books is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.