Description Cinco de Mayo is an important Mexican holiday that celebrates the Mexican army defeating the French in the Battle of Puebla. Readers will learn that Mexicans celebrate the day with exciting events like parades, enjoying Mexican cuisine, and spending time with family and friends. Complete with simple text and colorful photographs. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Abdo Kids Junior is an imprint of Abdo Kids, a division of ABDO.