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The Summer Box

Stehpanie Shaw (author) Joanne Lew Vriethoff (illustrator)

Publisher: Highlights ISBN: 9781682388792

Kayla adds a new holiday to her family's collection of boxes for each holiday: First Day of Summer Box. After she remembers another good holiday: First Day of School.

The Thank-You Pie

Mary Quattlebaum (author) Amy Bates (illustrator)

Publisher: Highlights ISBN: 9781682387887

Danny and his family enjoy a "thank-you" pumpkin pie for Thanksgiving and share the reasons why each of them feels thankful.

Fourth of July

Yuko Green (author)

Publisher: Highlights ISBN: 9781682386675

This poem describes the celebration of the Fourth of July with beautiful fireworks.

The Best Easter Basket Ever

Marilyn Kratz (author) Linda Weller (illustrator)

Publisher: Highlights ISBN: 9781682385128

Sara's outdoor flowerpot has an Easter surprise.

Time to Trick or Treat

Lissa Rovetch (author) Amy Wummer (illustrator)

Publisher: Highlights ISBN: 9781682384664

Tex and Indi trick-or-treat with their friends Niko and Kate. Kate learns not to be scared of people in costume because they're only pretending.

The Hanukkah Helper

Andra Abramson (author) Julie Fortenberry (illustrator)

Publisher: Highlights ISBN: 9781682384411

Mira prepares for Hanukkah.

Not Another Candy Cane

Ellen Javernick (author) Paula Becker (illustrator)

Publisher: Highlights ISBN: 9781682382332

Natalie is happy that all of her candy canes have been given away . . . until Christmas morning.

The King of Halloween

Tina Connolly (author) Paula Becker (illustrator)

Publisher: Highlights ISBN: 9781682382387

José creates a unique costume for Halloween.

The Halloween Copycat

Maggie Murphy (author) Kathy Couri (illustrator)

Publisher: Highlights ISBN: 9781682382370

How can Squirrel keep Dog from copying her Halloween decorations?

The Valentine Swap

Barbara Hesson (author) Paula Becker (illustrator)

Publisher: Highlights ISBN: 9781682382417

One valentine card has a busy day.

Snip-Snip Valentine

Marie Helen Turner (author) Judith Moffatt (illustrator)

Publisher: Highlights ISBN: 9781682382356

Eric finds a new way to make a valentine for his mother.

Zachary's Menorah

Amy Fellner Dominy (author) Dan McGeehan (illustrator)

Publisher: Highlights ISBN: 9781682382431

Zachary learns that being different can also be special.

The All-Year Christmas Tree

Monica Gunning (author) Logan S. Kline (illustrator)

Publisher: Highlights ISBN: 9781682382363

Marcus chooses a tiny living Christmas tree that his family can enjoy throughout the year.

The Thanksgiving Garden

Mary Ashwood (author) Len Ebert (illustrator)

Publisher: Highlights ISBN: 9781682382400

Kyle's birthday present turns into a delicious part of Thanksgiving dinner.

Lighting the Way

Marianne Mitchell (author) Julie Fortenberry (illustrator)

Publisher: Highlights ISBN: 9781682383421

A story about lighting luminarias for Christmas.

A May Basket for Grandma

Marilyn Kratz (author) Spike Maguire (illustrator)

Publisher: Highlights ISBN: 9781643039497

A preschool girl helps her older brother create a May Basket for their Grandma.

No Turkey Required

Kate MacEachern (author) Hatem Aly (illustrator)

Publisher: Highlights ISBN: 9781643038490

Ashley can't wait to see her best friend for Thanksgiving since she hasn't seen her in 5 months. But then the weather strands Ashley and her mom at a rest stop, and they eat a Thanksgiving meal with strangers, including the cranberry pie Ashley had been anxious to share with her best friend.

Annika's Fireworks

Lisa Rosinsky (author) Fiona Lumbers (illustrator)

Publisher: Highlights ISBN: 9781643038742

When the fireworks are over, Annika looks to find out where the sparkles have gone. She discovers fireflies--sparkles she'll be able to enjoy all summer long.

A Colorful Picnic

Lissa Rovetch (author) Amy Wummer (illustrator)

Publisher: Highlights ISBN: 9781643038759

The twins dress in red, white and blue for their fourth of July picnic, filled with red, white, and blue foods. But the real excitement is waiting for and finally seeing the rainbow of colors filling the sky when the fireworks begin.

Carving a Jack-o'-Lantern

Meg Gaertner (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503838536

Shares the story of Carmen, who wants to make a jack-o'-lantern with her family for Halloween. First her father cuts the top off the pumpkin. Then Carmen pulls out the pulp. What comes next? This book introduces readers to time-order words through Carmen's engaging story. Vibrant and colorful photos help tell the story. Fun facts add engaging details about jack-o'-lanterns and Halloween. Additional features include a table of contents, a phonetic glossary, sources for further research, and an index.

Passover Family

Monique Polak (author)

Publisher: Orca Book Publishers ISBN: 9781459818538

Teach babies and toddlers about this important Jewish festival by exploring what happens during the Passover seder with this delightful photographic board book. This primer features family and friends coming together to share a meal, tell stories and sing songs, and encourages little ones to participate in this special time. Children of all faiths will enjoy the bright photos and primary text that focuses on bringing family together to celebrate and observe a holiday tradition.

Holi Colors

Rina Singh (author)

Publisher: Orca Book Publishers ISBN: 9781459818507

Experience Holi with every color of the rainbow! This Hindu celebration known as the festival of colors and the festival of love signifies the end of winter, the arrival of spring and the victory of good over evil. A time to laugh, play, visit friends and get messy! Little ones will love exploring the colors of Holi through the vibrant photographs and Singh's playful rhymes in this brilliant concept book. By the author of Diwali (Orca Origins), which has been called "an exceptionally valuable resource" by Kirkus Reviews and "a standout volume" by School Library Journal.

The Cake Master and Other Birthday Stories

Highlights for Children (author)

Publisher: Highlights ISBN: 9781684374922

Happy birthday! Evan's dad is a cake master, so Evan decides he wants to impress his dad with a cake of his own. Will his dad be able to help turn around his "disasterpiece"? Mr. Sippey bakes one of his famous birthday cakes only to find it has gone missing! Where could it be? Matthew is tasked with figuring out a birthday riddle. Eli's birthday is on April Fool's day and he hopes he won't get fooled again this year. Stories by Carolyn Fay, Jane L. Daubitz, Lana Renetzky, and Kate Wilson.

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.

The Perfect Piñatas

Kirsten McDonald (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781624021831

Carlos and Carmen’s Abuelita has come to visit. She joins the twins, Mamá, and Papá as they go from store to store, searching for the perfect piñatas. When they finally find them, the twins fall in love with their new piñata pets. They don’t want to smash them! Luckily, Abuelita knows just what to do. Aligned to Common Core standards and correlated to state standards.