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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 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.

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 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.

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 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 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.

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.

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.

We Celebrate Halloween in Fall

Rebecca Felix (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781610809535

Level 1 guided reader that examines how people celebrate Halloween. Students will develop reading skills while learning about Halloween activities and foods.

We Celebrate Thanksgiving in Fall

Rebecca Felix (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781610809542

Level 1 guided reader that examines how people celebrate Thanksgiving. Students will develop reading skills while learning about Thanksgiving activities and foods.

Everybody's Tree

Barbara Joosse (author) Renée Graef (illustrator)

Publisher: Sleeping Bear Press ISBN: 9781534167407

Over the course of eighty years a spruce tree grows, along with the little boy who first selected it at a tree farm. As the tree grows from sapling to magnificent evergreen, the child matures as well, becoming a father and then grandfather. Now at the end of its life, the glorious tree is chosen to be the centerpiece of a city's holiday celebration. The tree journeys from rural countryside to big city center, where everyone, young and old, comes together to celebrate a tree for all; everybody's tree.

The Twelve Birdies of Christmas

Jennifer Sattler (author, illustrator)

Publisher: Sleeping Bear Press ISBN: 9781534167339

The traditional carol is hilariously brought to life as 12 birdies count their way through the 12 days. From beret-wearing French hens to calling birds using their cell phones to scuba-diving swans, this visual reimagining of the holiday song is great fun for the youngest readers.

Snow Globe Wishes

Erin Dealey (author) Claire Shorrock (illustrator)

Publisher: Sleeping Bear Press ISBN: 9781534146327

2019 Top 20 Goodreads Choice Awards As the worst snow storm of the year rolls in, one family hunkers down together in a cozy blanket fort for the night. A little girl makes a wish on a snow globe and, in the morning, the sun rises on a winter wonderland--beckoning all outside. And what if, on this snow-filled day, families shake their busy lives and everyone goes out to play? A lyrical holiday story about wishes and community and snow--lots and lots of snow.

Santa's Secret

Denise Brennan-Nelson (author) Deborah Melmon (illustrator)

Publisher: Sleeping Bear Press ISBN: 9781534146310

Everyone knows that when Christmas rolls around Santa employs a legion of helpers to ensure the season goes off without a hitch. But between the santas on parade, the santas at the malls, and the ones ringing bells in front of busy department stores...one intrepid investigator wants to know exactly WHO the real Santa is. Armed with a notebook, pencil, and a barrage of questions, can this young detective get to the bottom of Santa's secret?

A Tuba Christmas

Helen L. Wilbur (author) Mary Reaves Uhles (illustrator)

Publisher: Sleeping Bear Press ISBN: 9781534126398

With a family that loves music as much as hers does, it was only a matter of time before it was Ava's turn to pick out an instrument. Her mother plays the piano, her father plays the violin, and one brother plays the cello while the other plays the clarinet. As soon as Ava selects an instrument, she will be able to join them as they practice for the annual holiday concert. And her family has definite ideas on what instrument Ava should select, from the piano to the flute to the violin. But Ava isn't interested in any of them. Ava wants to play the tuba. And she gets her wish. But playing the tuba isn't as easy as it seems. And there is no place for a tuba in the annual concert. But with the encouragement of her music teacher, Ava finds a place for her and her tuba in a special holiday celebration.

Four Seasons of Fun: Egg Hunts! Fireworks! Pumpkins! Reindeer!

Pamela Duncan Edwards (author) Sylvie Daigneault (illustrator)

Publisher: Sleeping Bear Press ISBN: 9781534126435

Set against the backdrop of a magnificent apple tree, this book uses poetry to cycle through the changes of the four seasons. Beginning with springtime, rhyming couplets take young readers through seasonal activities such as kite flying in the spring, summertime picnicking, fall trick-or-treating, all the way to building snowmen in the winter, before cycling back to spring again. One verse in each season references a major holiday, including Easter and Christmas.

Hanukkah Hamster

Michelle Markel (author) André Ceolin (illustrator)

Publisher: Sleeping Bear Press ISBN: 9781534126428

The holiday season is a busy time, with people bustling about. And it's a busy time for Edgar, a cabdriver who conveys passengers around the city. All day long Edgar drives his cab; many people going to many different places. At the end of one busy day, Edgar is so tired he climbs into the backseat of his cab to take a nap. But he discovers he is not alone. A little hamster has somehow been left behind from one of the many fares Edgar has driven. Edgar dutifully reports the hamster to the cab company's Lost and Found department, but in the meantime the little creature needs to be taken care of. Edgar brings the hamster to his apartment, making it a bed, feeding it, and even giving it a name, Chickpea. As Edgar starts his Hanukah observance, with no family nearby to share in it, the little hamster becomes more than a casual companion to the lonely man. But what happens when Chickpea's owner is found?

Thanksgiving Day

Lori Dittmer (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781640004641

A kindergarten-level introduction to Thanksgiving Day, covering the holiday’s history, popular traditions, and such defining symbols as the horn of plenty and turkeys.