American Fiesta

McCormack, Fiona
September 2002
Scholastic News -- Edition 4;9/13/2002, Vol. 65 Issue 2, p6
Features the Hispanic Heritage Month, a celebration by Hispanic-Americans in the U.S. from September 15 to October 15. Origin of Hispanic Americans; Insight on the location of Hispanic countries in a world map.


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