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National Day Traditions around the World

Susan Kesselring (author), Elisa Chavarri (illustrator)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781623234249

Explores national day (patriotism day) traditions from around the world, including independence days and patriotic holidays.

Holiday Jokes

Pam Rosenberg (author), Mernie Gallagher-Cole (illustrator)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781609731236

Want to know what kind of sounds a space turkey makes? Ever wonder what games monster children play? You'll find the answers to these silly questions in this book. From Valentines Day through Christmas, you can keep your family and friends ho-ho-ho-ing throughout the holidays with these great jokes.

Christmas Traditions around the World

Ann Ingalls (author), Elisa Chavarri (illustrator)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781623234195

Explores Christmas traditions from around the world, including foods, gift-giving, and religious celebrations.

Halloween Danny

Mia Coulton (author)

Publisher: MaryRuth Books ISBN: 9780971351844

Danny tries on different costumes in order to decide what he's going to be for Halloween.

Danny's Groundhog Day

Mia Coulton (author)

Publisher: MaryRuth Books ISBN: 9780971351899

Danny looks for a groundhog to see if there will be six more weeks of winter.

Chinese New Year

Rebecca Pettiford (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781624962714

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

Halloween

Rebecca Pettiford (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781624962721

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

Thanksgiving

Rebecca Pettiford (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781624962738

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

Valentine's Day

Rebecca Pettiford (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781624962745

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

Celebrations Throughout the Year: Holiday Folklore

Gus Snedeker (author)

Publisher: Mason Crest ISBN: 9781422292600

Special days are times for fun and togetherness. They also link us to the Earth's seasons, and they help us keep track of how time passes. Most of all, they are deeply rooted in folk tradition. Learn more about: the winter holidays, like Christmas and Hanukkah; spring celebrations like Easter and Asian New Year; fall festivals, like Halloween and the Day of the Dead; and summer celebrations, like the Fourth of July. Holidays and festivals draw us together. They remind us of who we are, where we come from, and what we believe. As we travel through the year, folk festivals give us strength. And they make life more fun!

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?

Sometimes It's Turkey, Sometimes It's Feathers

Lorna Balian (author), Lecia Balian (illustrator)

Publisher: Star Bright Books ISBN: 9781595724083

Mrs. Gumm finds a turkey egg and raises the poult for Thanksgiving dinner, but will her new friend become her dinner or a guest?

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.

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.

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.

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.

Diwali

Rebecca Pettiford (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781624961977

In Diwali, early readers will learn about the Hindu holiday of Diwali 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 Diwali while a picture glossary reinforces new vocabulary. Children can learn more about Diwali online using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Diwali 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.

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.

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.

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.

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!