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Mother's Mother's Day

Lorna Balian (author), Lorna Balian (illustrator)

Publisher: Star Bright Books ISBN: 9781595724021

Hazel and her mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother all go to visit each other on Mother's Day. But where's great-great-grandmother?

Alicia's Happy Day

Meg Starr (author), Cornelius Van Wright, Ying Hwa Hu (illustrator)

Publisher: Star Bright Books ISBN: 9781595723758

It is Alicia's birthday and as she walks through her Latino neighborhood all her neighbors and friends help to make the day very special.

Christmas Eve Blizzard

Andrea Vlahakis (author), Emanuel Schongut (illustrator)

Publisher: Arbordale Publishing ISBN: 9781607180036

A young boy and his abuelo push aside their Christmas preparation to rescue a beautiful cardinal during a blizzard. The bird quickly responds to their kindness, regains it strength, and flies off. The cardinal sweetly and unexpectedly rewards the boy, his grandfather, and their entire village with a lifetime of Christmas cheer. The "For Creative Minds" section contains instructions to create a bird-friendly backyard, simple bird feeder crafts, a "Cardinal Numbers" math game, and information on what to do if you find an injured bird. Encourages children to care for animals.

Secret of the Dance

Andrea Spalding (author), Darlene Gait (illustrator)

Publisher: Orca Book Publishers ISBN: 9781551434513

In 1935, a nine-year-old boy's family held a forbidden Potlatch in faraway Kingcome Inlet. Watl'kina slipped from his bed to bear witness. In the Big House masked figures danced by firelight to the beat of the drum. And there, he saw a figure he knew. Aboriginal elder Alfred Scow and award-winning author Andrea Spalding collaborate to tell the story, to tell the secret of the dance.

Kwanzaa

Rebecca Pettiford (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781624961991

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

Hanukkah

Rebecca Pettiford (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781624961984

In Hanukkah, early readers will learn about the Jewish holiday of Hanukkah 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 Hanukkah, while a picture glossary reinforces new vocabulary. Children can learn more about Hanukkah online using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Hanukkah also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, and an index.

Easter

Rebecca Pettiford (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781624961960

In Easter, early readers will learn about the Christian holiday of Easter 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 Easter, while a picture glossary reinforces new vocabulary. Children can learn more about Easter online using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Easter also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, and an index.

Christmas

Rebecca Pettiford (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781624961953

In Christmas, early readers will learn about the Christian holiday of Christmas 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 Christmas, while a picture glossary reinforces new vocabulary. Children can learn more about Christmas online using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Christmas also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, and an index.

A Visual Dictionary of Christmas Long Ago

Bobbie Kalman (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427194749

This illustrated dictionary introduces readers to early celebrations of Christmas in North America and around the world. Beautiful illustrations focus on Christmas customs and traditions in the Victorian era, especially those practiced by the early settlers in North America.

Bar and Bat Mitzvahs

Robert Aloian (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427179609

The celebration of a bar or bat mitzvah is a recognition that a young Jewish boy or girl has reached the age of responsibility. At the age of 13 for boys and 12 for girls, children take lessons to prepare for the ritual ceremony of reading from the Torah, the Jewish holy book. Readers will learn about the different ways boys and girls are prepared, as well as the traditional family celebrations that go along with the religious celebration.

Valentine's Day

Reagan Miller (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9780778792215

Every February 14th, people celebrate love and friendship by exchanging cards, flowers, and gifts, all in the name of Saint Valentine. But who is this mysterious saint and why do we celebrate this holiday? Young readers will discover the meanings behind Valentines Day symbols such as hearts, red roses, and cupid. Readers will also learn how people around the world celebrate this holiday.

Groundhog Day

Lynn Peppas (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427194435

Will he or won't he see his shadow? That's the big question on Groundhog Day, an annual winter event on February 2nd to predict how soon spring will arrive. Young readers will learn about the ceremonies and traditions that take place on this special day.

St. Patrick's Day

Molly Aloian (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9780778792208

On March 17th of each year, millions of people all over the world celebrate St. Patricks Day. Taste the foods, hear the music, and dance the dances that make up his celebration. The history of this celebration will captivate children and teach them about Irish culture and traditions.

Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur

Lynn Peppas (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9780778792192

Rosh Hashanah is often referred to as the Jewish New Year. Millions of Jewish people all over the world celebrate this holiday. The holiday includes the holiest Jewish day of the year, Yom Kippur, the day of repentance. Learn about how Jewish people eat special foods, reflect on the year gone by, and think about how they can improve in the year to come.

Mardi Gras and Carnival

Molly Aloian (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9780778792178

Put on a mask and join the street party for Mardi Gras. Learn all about this colorful New Orleans holiday, where people enjoy food and fun before the beginning of Lent, a period of reflection and giving up things we enjoy. Explore the history of Mardi Gras, and Carnival, and all its different customs taken from around the world!

Eid al-Adha

Robert Walker (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9780778791102

One of the most important days of the Muslim calendar, people mark the occasion with a feast shared with people in their community. This fascinating book highlights the customs of this special religious holiday, including the clothing, prayers, food, and gifts.

New Year's Day

Lynn Peppas (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9780778791119

From New Year's Eve to New Year's Day, people around the world have different customs to welcome in the new year. Learn the history of New Year's Day, and read about the fireworks, resolutions, and parades that make it so much fun!

Independence Day

Molly Aloian (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9780778792161

Independence Day, or the Fourth of July, is one of the most important days in the history of the United States of America. Millions of Americans celebrate this national holiday each year. Parades, barbecues, and fireworks have all become staples of the celebration. Learn the importance of this national holiday to the people of the United States, then and now.

Holi

Lynn Peppas (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9780778792154

Each year during the beginning of spring, millions of Indian people celebrate Holi, also called the Festival of Colors. This two-day celebration includes important Hindu rituals and traditions. Students will love this fascinating introduction to one of the most colorful celebrations in the world!

Veterans Day

Robert Walker (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9780778791157

Veterans Day is a time to honor the men and women who have served in the United States Armed Forces. Young readers will learn about the soldiers this holiday celebrates and how the occasion is marked across the country on November 11th.

Columbus Day

Molly Aloian (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9780778791096

Each year on October 12th, millions of people in the United States celebrate Columbus Day. Easy-to-read text and colorful images help describe the events of Christopher Columbus' voyage, the discovery of the New World, and the activities and celebrations associated with this holiday.

Christmas

Molly Aloian (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9780778789864

Come inside and learn all about this popular seasonal celebration, from its ancient Christian roots to the holiday extravaganza it has become today. Young readers will learn all about Christmas, including its beliefs and customs.

Ramadan

Molly Aloian (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9780778789840

Ramadan is the ninth month of the Islamic calendar during which Muslims across the world observe daytime fasting for a whole month. It is believed that it was during this month that the first verses from the Koran were revealed to the Prophet Muhammad. Ramadan ends with Eid-ul-Fitr, one of the most important festivals in the Islamic religion. The practices observed throughout this holy month are detailed in a simple and informative manner.

Hanukkah

Molly Aloian (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9780778789826

Hanukkah is a Jewish festival of lights that celebrates the re-dedication of the Second Temple in Jerusalem. Hanukkah is observed over eight days by lighting a candle on the Menorah, a special candelabrum, once each day. After lighting the candle, Jews recite blessings and sing special hymns.

Kwanzaa

Molly Aloian (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9780778789833

Kwanzaa is an African American festival that celebrates family, community and culture. It began in 1966 and based on various African harvest festivals in an attempt to bring African Americans together and remind them of their roots.