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S is for Star: A Christmas Alphabet

Cynthia Furlong Reynolds (author), Pam Carroll (illustrator)

Publisher: Sleeping Bear Press ISBN: 9781627535946

The Christmas story and the origin of many holiday traditions are thoroughly detailed in the text of S is for Star: A Christmas Alphabet. The first Christmas cards were printed and sold in the United States by a German immigrant in 1874. Long ago, eating pie was believed to bring good luck, and during the holidays they were baked in an oblong shape to look like a manger. The message of Christmas is a message to all the world and is beautifully conveyed and illustrated in S is for Star. Our tradition of gift-giving is based on the Wise Men's visit to Baby Jesus. Nearly every country has its own gift-giving traditions. In Great Britain, children eagerly await Father Christmas. In France, he is called Pere Nol. In Italy, Befana brings presents, and German and Austrian children wait for a visit from the Christkindl. Celebrate these and many other traditions of the holiday season with S is for Star: A Christmas Alphabet.

Veterans Day

Rebecca Pettiford (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781624962752

In Veterans Day, early readers will learn about the American holiday of Veterans Day 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 Veterans Day, while a picture glossary reinforces new vocabulary. Children can learn more about Veterans Day online using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Veterans Day also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, and an index. Veterans Day is part of Jump!s Holidays series.

La fiesta de la gallina

Petra Craddock (author), Natalie Smillie (illustrator)

Publisher: Newmark Learning ISBN: 9781478838890

La gallina va a hacer una fiesta y todos sus amigos traen algo para compartir. Explore early Math concepts with this Early Foundations Bookshelf lap book.

El cumpleanos

Linda Koons (author), S. Laberis (illustrator)

Publisher: Newmark Learning ISBN: 9781478837497

Cual es la sorpresa de cumpleanos? Teach early Physical Development concepts and foundational reading skills with this precisely leveled text.

Santa Claus

Bobbie Kalman (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427195128

This engaging book uses a simple rhyming pattern to tell the story of Santa Claus on Christmas Eve. Wonderful photos and illustrations show Santa and his reindeer on their annual trip, as well as the joy on childrens faces on Christmas morning. An activity asks children to draw their own picture of Santa Claus.

Día de los Presidentes

Meredith Dash (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781629703404

This title will familiarize readers with Presidents' Day by explaining the "whos, whats, and whys" of it. Complete with a More Facts section and bolded glossary terms. Young readers will gather basic information about Presidents' Day through easy-to-read text alongside compelling and historical photographs. Translated by native Spanish speakers. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.

Día de Acción de Gracias

Meredith Dash (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781629703411

This title will familiarize readers with Thanksgiving by explaining the "whos, whats, and whys" of it. Complete with a More Facts section and bolded glossary terms. Young readers will gather basic information about Thanksgiving through easy-to-read text alongside compelling and historical photographs. Translated by native Spanish speakers. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.

Día de los Veteranos de Guerra

Meredith Dash (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781629703428

This title will familiarize readers with Veterans Day by explaining the "whos, whats, and whys" of it. Complete with a More Facts section and bolded glossary terms. Young readers will gather basic information about Veterans Day through easy-to-read text alongside compelling and historical photographs. Translated by native Spanish speakers. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.

Día de martin Luther King Jr.

Meredith Dash (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781629703398

This title will familiarize readers with Martin Luther King Jr. Day by explaining the "whos, whats, and whys" of it. Complete with a More Facts section and bolded glossary terms. Young readers will gather basic information about Martin Luther King Jr. Day through easy-to-read text alongside compelling and historical photographs. Translated by native Spanish speakers. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.

Día del Trabajo

Meredith Dash (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781629703381

This title will familiarize readers with Labor Day by explaining the "whos, whats, and whys" of it. Complete with a More Facts section and bolded glossary terms. Young readers will gather basic information about Labor Day through easy-to-read text alongside compelling and historical photographs. Translated by native Spanish speakers. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.

Día de la Raza

Meredith Dash (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781629703374

This title will familiarize readers with Columbus Day by explaining the "whos, whats, and whys" of it. Complete with a More Facts section and bolded glossary terms. Young readers will gather basic information about Columbus Day through easy-to-read text alongside compelling and historical photographs. Translated by native Spanish speakers. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards

Los cumpleanos

Tammy Jones (author)

Publisher: Newmark Learning ISBN: 9781612698458

Te gustan los cumpleanos? Por que?

Feliz cumpleanos!

John Serrano (author)

Publisher: Newmark Learning ISBN: 9781612697932

Todos tenemos un cumpleanos. Jovenes o viejos, a todos nos gusta celebrar con amigos y familiares.

Carving Pumpkins

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

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781610805575

Learn how to carve pumpkins with these fun activities.

Decorating Eggs

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

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781610805612

Learn how to decorate eggs with these fun activities.

Creating Halloween Crafts

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

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781624312151

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 Halloween season.

United States: the culture

Lynne Weiss (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427180087

In the United States, many cultures means many celebrations. This colorful book explores the many civic and Christian holidays, festivals from other religions, and popular events that Americans enjoy.

Canada Day

Molly Aloian (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9780778792147

Learn the history behind this national holiday, celebrating the birth of a nation by Canadians from coast to coast. See the many different ways in which this multi-cultural nation recognizes this occasion with fireworks, music, food, a day-off work, and other special events.

Cultural Traditions in the United Kingdom

Lynn Peppas (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427174857

Throughout history, the United Kingdom has been one of the most influential places in the world. Its culture and language have spread far and wide. This interesting book describes the holidays and traditions in the United Kingdom that celebrate important dates in history, religion, royal ceremonies, and changes in the seasons.

Cultural Traditions in South Africa

Molly Aloian (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427174888

South Africa is known as the Rainbow Nation because the people who live there have come from many different backgrounds. This fascinating book describes the holidays and family celebrations inspired by the many cultures of South Africa's people.

Sukkot

Reagan Miller (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9780778791140

Millions of Jewish people all over the world celebrate this autumn festival five days after Yom Kippur. The holiday usually occurs in September or October. Jewish people take time to remember how the ancient Israelites lived. Vibrant images and clear text guide children and help them learn about building and decorating a sukkah, or shelter, the importance of the four species, and the special foods eaten during Sukkot.

Victoria Day

Lynn Peppas (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427179623

Victoria Day is celebrated across Canada on the third Monday of May. It is a federal statutory holiday in honor of the birthday of England's Queen Victoria. It is informally considered the beginning of the summer season in Canada. Readers will learn about the importance of the first sovereign of confederated Canada, as well as Empire Day, celebrated in Britain.

Cultural Traditions in Canada

Molly Aloian (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427174840

Canada is a multicultural country. English and French are its two official languages, but Canadians come from many different cultures. This colorful book describes the different holidays and traditions in various parts of Canada and the ways in which Canadians celebrate family occasions.

Cultural Traditions in France

Lynn Peppas (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427174864

The French calendar is filled with ftes, or festivals, which are celebrated with tasty food, colorful decorations, wonderful music, and exciting games. This informative book looks at France's major holidays and family celebrations.

Cultural Traditions in Israel

Molly Aloian (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427174871

This fascinating book describes the holidays and traditions of Israel. Most national holidays celebrate events in the Jewish religion. Young readers will also learn which holidays are observed by the country's many Muslims and how Israelis celebrate family occasions.