This Spanish and English bilingual book takes you on a trip around the world, looking at the many different ways that people celebrate special days, holidays, religious festivals, and traditional celebrations.
Lucky's luck finally changes for the better.
A big mistake actually helps Chance and Iggy win the talent contest.
Pinetree Wyoming feels a bit more like home when a Thai girl shares Loy Krathong holiday traditions with her new American friends.
Kyle's birthday present turns into a delicious part of Thanksgiving dinner.
José creates a unique costume for Halloween.
Eric finds a new way to make a valentine for his mother.
Marcus chooses a tiny living Christmas tree that his family can enjoy throughout the year.
Lisha goes to Cielo's posada party, and learns a new and better meaning for shelter.
How can Squirrel keep Dog from copying her Halloween decorations?
What this new family needs is a Thanksgiving tradition.
Zachary learns that being different can also be special.
Natalie is happy that all of her candy canes have been given away . . . until Christmas morning.
One valentine card has a busy day.
Jimmy learns that a long-awaited special dessert is not the most important part of his family's Thanksgiving celebration.
Snowman and his friends enjoy mysterious music again and again.
The Alaskan villagers' Christmas traditions finally win over Estrella.
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.
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.
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.
Explores Halloween and Day of the Dead traditions from around the world, including All Saint's and All Soul's Days, the Day of the Dead, and other celebrations for the dead.
Explores Easter traditions from around the world, including Easter eggs, the Easter bunny, food, and religious celebrations.
Every year, Radim's family has a delicious carp for Christmas dinner, selected from the huge wooden barrels that line the streets of Prague in December. But this year, when Radim sits by the bathtub feeding breadcrumbs to the fish that his father has chosen, he sees more than a delectable meal. In Carl the Christmas Carp, Ian Krykorka writes a story drawn from his mother's childhood and from life in present day Prague as well. In the vibrant illustrations, Vladyana Krykorka lovingly recreates the city of her birth and her youth, down to the last glorious detail.
China! Natasha Yim tells of her experiences of watching dragon races in Hong Kong. Discover the art of a handwriting technique called calligraphy. How is silk made? Discover the women who make silk by hand in Hotan, China. Learn how people in China honor their loved ones who have gone before them. Stories by Natasha Yim, Linda Petrucelli, Gary Hoff, Josanne LaValley, and Christine Liu Perkins.
Halloween! A pirate, skeleton, and witch are coming towards Puppy's house. What can Puppy do? When space monkeys invade on Halloween, the townspeople soon discover the monkeys' love for doughnuts. Toby realizes that the only way to get them to leave is to give them Chuck's famous doughnut recipe. David and his family prepare for Halloween, Fox's costume dilemma is resolved, and a new neighbor provides unusual Halloween treats. Stories by Lois J. Szymanski, Peter McCleery, Highlights for Children, Barbara Owen, and Glenn G. Coats.