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My Calendar: Holidays

Luana K. Mitten

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781615906031

Popular holidays throughout the year are highlighted for the emergent reader with engaging text and matching photos.

Hanukkah Hamster

Michelle Markel (author) André Ceolin (illustrator)

Publisher: Sleeping Bear Press ISBN: 9781534126428

The holiday season is a busy time, with people bustling about. And it's a busy time for Edgar, a cabdriver who conveys passengers around the city. All day long Edgar drives his cab; many people going to many different places. At the end of one busy day, Edgar is so tired he climbs into the backseat of his cab to take a nap. But he discovers he is not alone. A little hamster has somehow been left behind from one of the many fares Edgar has driven. Edgar dutifully reports the hamster to the cab company's Lost and Found department, but in the meantime the little creature needs to be taken care of. Edgar brings the hamster to his apartment, making it a bed, feeding it, and even giving it a name, Chickpea. As Edgar starts his Hanukah observance, with no family nearby to share in it, the little hamster becomes more than a casual companion to the lonely man. But what happens when Chickpea's owner is found?

Creating Thanksgiving Crafts

Dana Meachen Rau (author), Kathleen Petelinsek (illustrator)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781624312144

Whether you're looking for something to do on a rainy day or making a personalized gift for a friend, crafts are a great way to pass the time. They also provide an opportunity to learn how to draw meaning from technical texts. The activities in this book push readers to read for comprehension, use information gained from the text and illustrations to follow step-by-step directions, determine relationships among steps in a technical process, and build the skills they need to make the perfect crafts for the Thanksgiving season.

The Nutcracker's Night Before Christmas

Keith Brockett (author), Joseph Cowman (illustrator)

Publisher: Sleeping Bear Press ISBN: 9781634704281

In The Nutcracker's Night Before Christmas preparations for a doomed stage production of the classic ballet goes from terribly bad to ridiculously worse. Sick stagehands, renegade cats, and crashing Christmas trees have everyone sure that the show won't go on. But it's Christmas Eve and help is on the way! Told in verse with wonderful whimsical illustrations, this story hits all the right notes for holiday reading.

A Christmas Carol

Charles Dickens (author), Roberto Innocenti (illustrator)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566606349

This perennial Dickensian favorite about a miser’s startling change of heart is illustratedby Italian artist Roberto Innocenti and reissued for the readers of all the Christmases Yet To Come.

Celebrating Valentine's Day

Jenna Lee Gleisner (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503826120

Engage readers with a story of celebrating Valentine's Day. Readers are introduced to Valentine's Day traditions and activities, such as making cards and giving gifts. Additional features include a table of contents, a phonetic glossary, an index, an introduction to the author, and sources for further research. A kid-friendly project inspires creativity and hands-on fun.

Celebrating the Fourth of July

Maddie Spalding (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503826038

Engage readers with a story of celebrating the Fourth of July. Readers are introduced to why we celebrate the Fourth of July, as well as traditions such as having picnics, watching fireworks, and eating tasty summer treats. Additional features include a table of contents, a phonetic glossary, an index, an introduction to the author, and sources for further research. A kid-friendly project inspires creativity and hands-on fun.

It's Father's Day!

Maddie Spalding (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503826052

Engage readers with a story of celebrating Father's Day. Readers are introduced to Father's Day traditions, such as making homemade cards and playing sports outside. Additional features include a table of contents, a phonetic glossary, an index, an introduction to the author, and sources for further research. A kid-friendly project inspires creativity and hands-on fun.

Chinese New Year: A Celebration for Everyone

Jen Sookfong Lee (author)

Publisher: Orca Book Publishers ISBN: 9781459811270

From its beginnings as a farming celebration marking the end of winter to its current role as a global party featuring good food, lots of gifts and public parades, Chinese New Year is a snapshot of Chinese culture. Award-winning author and broadcaster Jen Sookfong Lee recalls her childhood in Vancouver, British Columbia, and weaves family stories into the history, traditions and evolution of Chinese New Year. Lavishly illustrated with color photographs throughout.

Día del Presidente (Presidents' Day)

Erika S. Manley (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781624967405

In Presidents' Day, young readers will learn about this American holiday and the ways people celebrate it. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage emergent readers as they explore this unique holiday. A labeled diagram introduces readers to the three U.S. presidents most closely associated with Presidents' Day, while a picture glossary reinforces new vocabulary. Children can learn more about Presidents' Day online using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Presidents' Day also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, and an index. Presidents' Day is part of Jump!’s Holidays series.

Día del Trabajo (Labor Day)

Erika S. Manley (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781624967412

In Labor Day, young readers will learn about this American holiday and the ways people celebrate it. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage emergent readers as they explore this unique holiday. A labeled diagram helps readers understand the many kinds of laborers we honor on this holiday, while a picture glossary reinforces new vocabulary. Children can learn more about Labor Day online using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Labor Day also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, and an index. Labor Day is part of Jump!’s Holidays series.

Earth Day

Erika S. Manley (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781624966644

In Earth Day, young readers will learn about this holiday and the ways people celebrate it. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage emergent readers as they explore this unique holiday. A labeled diagram offers readers ways to help Earth on this holiday and every day, while a picture glossary reinforces new vocabulary. Children can learn more about Earth Day online using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Earth Day also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, and an index. Earth Day is part of Jump!’s Holidays series.

Independence Day

Erika S. Manley (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781624966651

In Independence Day, young readers will learn about this American holiday and the ways people celebrate it. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage emergent readers as they explore this unique holiday. A labeled diagram helps readers understand the symbols of Independence Day, while a picture glossary reinforces new vocabulary. Children can learn more about Independence Day online using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Independence Day also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, and an index. Independence Day is part of Jump!’s Holidays series.

Labor Day

Erika S. Manley (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781624966668

In Labor Day, young readers will learn about this American holiday and the ways people celebrate it. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage emergent readers as they explore this unique holiday. A labeled diagram helps readers understand the many kinds of laborers we honor on this holiday, while a picture glossary reinforces new vocabulary. Children can learn more about Labor Day online using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Labor Day also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, and an index. Labor Day is part of Jump!’s Holidays series.

Presidents' Day

Erika S. Manley (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781624966675

In Presidents' Day, young readers will learn about this American holiday and the ways people celebrate it. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage emergent readers as they explore this unique holiday. A labeled diagram introduces readers to the three U.S. presidents most closely associated with Presidents' Day, while a picture glossary reinforces new vocabulary. Children can learn more about Presidents' Day online using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Presidents' Day also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, and an index. Presidents' Day is part of Jump!’s Holidays series.

Día de la Independencia (Independence Day)

Erika S. Manley (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781624967382

In Independence Day, young readers will learn about this American holiday and the ways people celebrate it. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage emergent readers as they explore this unique holiday. A labeled diagram helps readers understand the symbols of Independence Day, while a picture glossary reinforces new vocabulary. Children can learn more about Independence Day online using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Independence Day also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, and an index. Independence Day is part of Jump!’s Holidays series.

Día de la Tierra (Earth Day)

Erika S. Manley (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781624967399

In Earth Day, young readers will learn about this holiday and the ways people celebrate it. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage emergent readers as they explore this unique holiday. A labeled diagram offers readers ways to help Earth on this holiday and every day, while a picture glossary reinforces new vocabulary. Children can learn more about Earth Day online using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Earth Day also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, and an index. Earth Day is part of Jump!’s Holidays series.

A Cookie for Santa

Stephanie Shaw (author), Bruno Robert (illustrator)

Publisher: Sleeping Bear Press ISBN: 9781627537742

In this clever twist on the Night Before Christmas story, a gingerbread boy cookie is carefully crafted and placed on a plate. He was made special to serve as Santa's nighttime snack, a homemade thank-you for all the presents he will deliver. The cookie wonders if he is brave enough to face up to his holiday duty. But instead of spending the evening contemplating his fate, the gingerbread boy finds himself facing two rambunctious puppies experiencing their very first Christmas. Their mischief includes a tug-of-war with presents, leaving a big mess. And it's up to the gingerbread boy to save the dayand Christmas!

Sitting Bull: Eagles Cannot Be Crows

Jody Jensen Shaffer (author)

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9781480757653

Students will learn more about the Lakota chief who fought to defend "Lakota virtues" with this intriguing nonfiction reader. With the Sitting Bull: Eagles Cannot Be Crows e-Book, students will examine the life of Sitting Bull, from his early days as Jumping Badger to his leadership during the Battle of Little Bighorn. Breathe life into the pages of history with primary source documents that offer significant clues on what life might be have been like for Plains Indians in the 1800s. Authentic artifacts, including maps, government documents, and other historical sources provide an intimate glimpse of life during this time period, as students build content knowledge across geography, government, history, and other studies strands. The Sitting Bull: Eagles Cannot Be Crows e-Book provides access to every type of learner with content that can be leveled for below-level, above-level, and English language learners. This reader contains text features, including captions, bold print, glossary, and index to increase comprehension and academic vocabulary. A "Your Turn!" activity continues to challenge student as they extend their learning. Aligned to McREL, WIDA/TESOL, NCSS/C3 Framework, and other state standards, this text readies students for college and career readiness.

El regalo de cumpleaños del abuelo (Grandpa's Birthday Present)

Dawn McMillan (author)

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9781480756212

See how budgets, percentages, and fractions come into play while looking for a birthday present! This charming Spanish-translated e-Book will help readers understand percentages and STEM themes, encouraging them to create a budget and use percentages to calculate sale prices of various items. Helpful mathematical charts, engaging practice problems, and easy-to-read text make calculating percentages simple! The skills that readers learn in this book will be useful for a lifetime!

My Birthday Party

Sharon Coan (author)

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9781480754782

What do you do when you plan your birthday party? Do you order a big cake and have goodie bags for your friends? This engaging e-book prompts students to determine greater than, less than, or equal to quantities by looking at the number of friends invited versus the number of cupcakes, chairs, and party favors available at the party. Early readers will not only learn the importance of quantities, but each engaging photograph allows students to use their oral language skills to collaborate together to create a story about the birthday party in the e-book.

Remembering Our Heroes: Veterans Day

Kelly Rodgers (author)

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9781480751491

As Americans, we have much to be thankful for. Many brave men and women serve in the armed forces. They uphold our values and protect our borders. On Veterans Day, we take time to thank these people. Colorful images, supporting text, a glossary, table of contents, and index all work together to help readers better understand the content and be fully engaged from cover to cover.

Make Papel Picado

Conni Medina (author)

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9781433399695

Do you have something to celebrate? You can celebrate by making papel picado! Featuring vibrant step-by-step photo instructions, this nonfiction book helps introduce children to another culture through craft-making and designs.

Nuestra reunión familiar (Our Family Reunion)

Suzanne I. Barchers (author)

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9781433393822

Each year, the Coles look forward to their family reunion. This year, the Coles are in charge of all the planning. They use two-digit subtraction in a lot of the planning, especially when deciding how much food to buy and figuring out how many people are coming. Look inside to see more subtraction in action!

¡Es hora de festejar! (Party Time)

Suzanne I. Barchers (author)

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9781433393495

Do you like birthday parties? The children in this book are planning their birthday party. They need to figure out how many friends to invite, how much food to buy, how many party favors they need, and more. Their mom is helping them count and make lists. Can you help them, too?