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Halloween and Day of the Dead Traditions Around the World

Joan Axelrod-Contrada (author) Elisa Chavarri (illustrator)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503851061

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. Additional features to aid comprehension include a table of contents, a phonetic glossary, informative captions, detailed maps, sources for further research, an index, and introductions to the author and illustrator.

National Day Traditions Around the World

Susan Kesselring (author) Elisa Chavarri (illustrator)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503851078

Explores national day (patriotism day) traditions from around the world, including independence days and patriotic holidays. Additional features to aid comprehension include a table of contents, a phonetic glossary, informative captions, detailed maps, sources for further research, an index, and introductions to the author and illustrator.

New Year Traditions Around the World

Ann Malaspina (author) Elisa Chavarri (illustrator)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503851085

Explores global traditions surrounding the arrival of a new year, including food, parties, finding good luck, and making resolutions. Additional features to aid comprehension include a table of contents, a phonetic glossary, informative captions, detailed maps, sources for further research, an index, and introductions to the author and illustrator.

Tooth Traditions Around the World

Ann Malaspina (author) Elisa Chavarri (illustrator)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503851092

Explores global traditions surrounding the loss of first teeth, including the tooth fairy, the tooth mouse, and beliefs to make teeth strong. Additional features to aid comprehension include a table of contents, a phonetic glossary, informative captions, detailed maps, sources for further research, an index, and introductions to the author and illustrator.

Celebrating Chinese New Year

Ann Heinrichs (author) Benrei Huang (illustrator)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503854604

The Chinese New Year is a time to celebrate renewal and fresh beginnings. In America, this holiday has become an important and exciting cultural tradition. Lively illustrations and informative text teach readers about the history and pastimes associated with the Chinese New Year, as well as what they can do to commemorate the day. Additional features to aid comprehension include activities and poetry, informative sidebars, a table of contents, a phonetic glossary, sources for further research, an index, and an introduction to the author and illustrator.

Celebrating Christmas

Trudi Strain Trueit (author) Jan Bryan-Hunt (illustrator)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503854611

Unwrap a candy cane, listen to some jingling bells, and catch a bit of Christmas cheer! Kids will discover the history behind Christmas, and find out ways to celebrate on their own. Young readers learn about the festivities and traditions associated with this winter celebration. Additional features to aid comprehension include activities and poetry, informative sidebars, a table of contents, a phonetic glossary, sources for further research, an index, and an introduction to the author and illustrator.

Celebrating Cinco de Mayo

Ann Heinrichs (author) Kathleen Petelinsek (illustrator)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503854628

Viva Mexico! Pinatas, floats, and tasty food all play a role in the holiday that remembers Mexican independence. Kids learn the historical significance behind the festivities and gain an appreciation for the exciting traditions and rich cultural celebration associated with May 5. Additional features to aid comprehension include activities and poetry, informative sidebars, a table of contents, a phonetic glossary, sources for further research, an index, and an introduction to the author and illustrator.

Celebrating Dia de los Muertos

Ann Heinrichs (author) Mernie Gallagher-Cole (illustrator)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503854635

Dia de los Muertos, or 'Day of the Dead', may seem like a bleak name for a holiday. But this exciting occasion is actually a special time to remember loved ones and to celebrate life. Young readers discover how food, fun, and memories contribute to a festival that is more about rejoicing than mourning. Additional features to aid comprehension include activities and poetry, informative sidebars, a table of contents, a phonetic glossary, sources for further research, an index, and an introduction to the author and illustrator.

Celebrating Easter

Trudi Strain Trueit (author) Benrei Huang (illustrator)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503854642

Learn about Easter eggs and try out a delicious recipe for an edible bird's nest. Kids discover the meaning of and pastimes associated with Easter. This title teaches children about traditions passed down through the ages and explores how Easter is celebrated today. Additional features to aid comprehension include activities and poetry, informative sidebars, a table of contents, a phonetic glossary, sources for further research, an index, and an introduction to the author and illustrator.

Celebrating Halloween

Ann Heinrichs (author) Teri Weidner (illustrator)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503854666

Legends of ghosts, goblins, and ghouls fill the air, and excited trick-or-treaters scurry from house to house hoping to fill their bags with sweet goodies. Halloween is among America's most treasured childhood holidays. This book traces the origins of Halloween and explains the old and new traditions associated with October 31. Additional features to aid comprehension include activities and poetry, informative sidebars, a table of contents, a phonetic glossary, sources for further research, an index, and an introduction to the author and illustrator.

Celebrating Hanukkah

Trudi Strain Trueit (author) Rebecca Thornburgh (illustrator)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503854673

Learn about the menorah and try out a delicious recipe for latkes. Kids discover the meaning of and pastimes associated with Hanukkah. This title teaches children about traditions passed down through the ages and explores how Hanukkah is celebrated in America today. Additional features to aid comprehension include activities and poetry, informative sidebars, a table of contents, a phonetic glossary, sources for further research, an index, and an introduction to the author and illustrator.

Celebrating Independence Day

Ann Heinrichs (author) Robert Squier (illustrator)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503854680

Fireworks, parades, and picnics are just a few of the ways Americans commemorate their freedom every July. Colorful photos and engaging text tell the story of our struggle for independence from Great Britain. Young readers are sure to love the kid-friendly activities and recipes that offer new ways to bring the Fourth of July to life! Additional features to aid comprehension include activities and poetry, informative sidebars, a table of contents, a phonetic glossary, sources for further research, an index, and an introduction to the author and illustrator.

Celebrating Mardi Gras

Ann Heinrichs (author) Jan Bryan-Hunt (illustrator)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503854703

Let the good times roll! Colorful floats, shiny beads, and delicious king cakes herald the arrival of Mardi Gras. Kids discover the origins of Mardi Gras and learn about the food and activities associated with this famous festival. Young readers learn creative ways that they can partake in the merrymaking for which Mardi Gras is famous. Additional features to aid comprehension include activities and poetry, informative sidebars, a table of contents, a phonetic glossary, sources for further research, an index, and an introduction to the author and illustrator.

Celebrating Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Trudi Strain Trueit (author) Joel Snyder (illustrator)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503854710

The third Monday in January is a time to remember a man who fought for peace and equality. This book discusses Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., and the origins of the day named in his honor. Additional features to aid comprehension include activities and poetry, informative sidebars, a table of contents, a phonetic glossary, sources for further research, an index, and an introduction to the author and illustrator.

Celebrating Memorial Day

Trudi Strain Trueit (author) Ronnie Rooney (illustrator)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503854727

Memorial Day is a time to remember those who have been killed fighting in American wars. Respectful illustrations and informative text teach readers about the history and pastimes associated with Memorial Day, as well as what they can do to commemorate the day. Additional features to aid comprehension include activities and poetry, informative sidebars, a table of contents, a phonetic glossary, sources for further research, an index, and an introduction to the author and illustrator.

Celebrating Mother's Day

Ann Heinrichs (author) R.W. Alley (illustrator)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503854734

The second Sunday in May is a time to celebrate mothers and all those who are like mothers. This book discusses the origins of Mother's Day and explains how songs, poems, and food can prove useful in showing our appreciation for mothers, stepmothers, aunts, grandmothers, and sisters. Additional features to aid comprehension include activities and poetry, informative sidebars, a table of contents, a phonetic glossary, sources for further research, an index, and an introduction to the author and illustrator.

Celebrating Presidents' Day

Trudi Strain Trueit (author) Michelle Dorenkamp (illustrator)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503854741

The third Monday in February is a time to honor the presidents of the United States. This book discusses the origins of Presidents' Day and offers young readers creative ways to celebrate the fun of this patriotic day. Additional features to aid comprehension include activities and poetry, informative sidebars, a table of contents, a phonetic glossary, sources for further research, an index, and an introduction to the author and illustrator.

Celebrating Saint Patrick's Day

Ann Heinrichs (author) Joel Snyder (illustrator)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503854758

Dress in some green, savor a slice of soda bread, and catch a little luck of the Irish! Kids will discover the history behind Saint Patrick's Day, and find out ways to celebrate on their own. Young readers learn about the festivities and traditions associated with this celebration of Irish culture. Additional features to aid comprehension include activities and poetry, informative sidebars, a table of contents, a phonetic glossary, sources for further research, an index, and an introduction to the author and illustrator.

Celebrating Thanksgiving

Ann Heinrichs (author) Charles Jordan (illustrator)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503854765

Thanksgiving is turkey, pumpkin pie, family gatherings, and a celebration of all the good things for which we're grateful. But how did out modern-day Thanksgiving traditions get their start? What was the first Thanksgiving like? Informative text and creative illustrations help kids learn the answer to this and more! Additional features to aid comprehension include activities and poetry, informative sidebars, a table of contents, a phonetic glossary, sources for further research, an index, and an introduction to the author and illustrator.

Christmas Traditions Around the World

Ann Ingalls (author) Elisa Chavarri (illustrator)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503851047

Explores Christmas traditions from around the world, including foods, gift-giving, and religious celebrations. Additional features to aid comprehension include a table of contents, a phonetic glossary, informative captions, detailed maps, sources for further research, an index, and introductions to the author and illustrator.

Easter Traditions Around the World

M. J. Cosson (author) Elisa Chavarri (illustrator)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503851054

Explores Easter traditions from around the world, including Easter eggs, the Easter bunny, food, and religious celebrations. Additional features to aid comprehension include a table of contents, a phonetic glossary, informative captions, detailed maps, sources for further research, an index, and introductions to the author and illustrator.

Celebrating Juneteenth

Jody Jensen Shaffer (author) Kathleen Petelinsek (illustrator)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503854697

Juneteenth, also called Freedom Day and Emancipation Day, commemorates the ending of slavery in the United States. Readers will discover the history behind the day and find out ways to celebrate on their own. Additional features to aid comprehension include activities and poetry, informative sidebars, a table of contents, a phonetic glossary, sources for further research, an index, and an introduction to the author and illustrator.

Celebrating Father's Day

Ann Heinrichs (author) R.W. Alley (illustrator)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503854659

The third Sunday in June is a time to celebrate fathers and all those who are like fathers. This book discusses the origins of Father's Day and explains how songs, poems, and food can prove useful in showing our appreciation for fathers, stepfathers, uncles, grandfathers, and brothers. Additional features to aid comprehension include activities and poetry, informative sidebars, a table of contents, a phonetic glossary, sources for further research, an index, and an introduction to the author and illustrator.

Birthday Traditions Around the World

Ann Ingalls (author) Elisa Chavarri (illustrator)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503851030

Explores global traditions surrounding birthdays, including cake, parties, and decorations. Additional features to aid comprehension include a table of contents, a phonetic glossary, informative captions, detailed maps, sources for further research, an index, and introductions to the author and illustrator.

Celebrating Valentine's Day

Ann Heinrichs (author) Sharon Holm (illustrator)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503854772

Valentine's Day is a time for lacy red hearts, tasty chocolates, and letting your loved ones know how much you care. This title reveals the origin of our February 14 traditions, as well as how these pastimes have evolved over the years. Text includes a kid-friendly recipe and activity that are sure to make any young reader anxious to celebrate. Additional features to aid comprehension include activities and poetry, informative sidebars, a table of contents, a phonetic glossary, sources for further research, an index, and an introduction to the author and illustrator.