Many holidays and festivals celebrated in the United States honor religious events and important dates or people in the country's history. This interesting book shows how Americans celebrate holidays and family occasions, as well as the traditions of the cultures from which their families first came.
Explores national day (patriotism day) traditions from around the world, including independence days and patriotic holidays.
Explores global traditions surrounding the arrival of a new year, including food, parties, finding good luck, and making resolutions.
Explores wishing traditions from around the world, including rainbows, wishing wells, the moon, birthday candles, and wishbones.
Explores global traditions surrounding birthdays, including cake, parties, and decorations.
Explores Christmas traditions from around the world, including foods, gift-giving, and religious celebrations.
Explores Easter traditions from around the world, including Easter eggs, the Easter bunny, food, and religious celebrations.