This fascinating book describes the holidays and traditions of South Korea. Many holidays are based on the seasons such as Lunar New Year and Chuseok, the Korean Thanksgiving. Others are religion-based such as Buddha's birthday. Find out also how South Koreans celebrate family occasions honoring ancestors, elders, and children.
Italy has been the center of the Roman Catholic Church for hundreds of years. Many of the country's traditions and holidays today are based on religious holy days. This interesting book describes national holidays in Italy that mark such events as religious festivals, as well as important historic events such as the country's independence. Other traditional celebrations featured include food festivals and family occasions.
Ruled for many years by European countries, Argentina's traditions today are a blend of indigenous, Spanish, and Italian cultural traditions. This colorful book describes the holidays and festivals celebrated throughout the year in Argentina. In this largely Catholic country, many holidays are based on religious festivals. Others celebrate important historic events. Find out also how Argentines celebrate family occasions.
This interesting book describes the holidays and traditions in the Netherlands that celebrate important dates in history, religion, royal ceremonies, and changes in the seasons. Young readers will discover the unique traditions of the Dutch people as they celebrate familiar holidays such as Christmas and Easter, and family occasions such as weddings and birthdays.
Everybody has a birthday, but not everyone celebrates it in the same way! In fact, there are many different birthday customs and traditions around the world. In this joyful book, readers will learn about Name Day celebrations in Greece, different coming-of-age traditions, and more.
This interesting title describes the festivals and holidays celebrated in the island nation of Jamaica. Traditional foods, reggae music, and festivals such as Carnival reflect the colorful culture of Jamaica. Young readers will also discover that many other cultures have influenced Jamaican traditions.
From the Oktoberfest folk festival to Christmas markets, Germany has many unique traditions celebrated with traditional foods, rituals, and music. This exciting title follows a year of holidays and festivals that honor religious, historic, and family traditions celebrated by Germans.
Iran is a country of many ancient and modern cultural traditions. This fascinating book describes the ways in which Iranians celebrate holidays with religious festivals, foods, and customs. The majority or Iran’s people are Muslim and many of their holidays are rooted in the religion of Islam. Young readers will also discover how the people of Iran celebrate family occasions.
This engaging book celebrates a year of holidays and traditions representing Kenya’s many cultural groups. Readers will learn about the strong tradition of song and dance in Kenya and also how family occasions are celebrated in this African country.
Young readers will learn about the many public holidays and cultural festivals celebrated in the Scandinavian country of Sweden. Fun facts highlight the unique festivals of the ancient Sami people, how the Swedish royal family is honored, what traditional foods are eaten, and how families celebrate special occasions.
Egypt's culture is a fascinating mixture of ancient traditions passed down by the native peoples, as well as the traditions and cultures of countries such as England and Greece, who ruled Egypt in different periods of history. This interesting book describes how ancient traditions, beliefs, and rituals combined with modern influences into the festivals celebrated today. Young readers will also learn how the Egyptian people celebrate family occasions.
What do you see on Halloween? Readers will enjoy this story all year long!
Join the celebration and explore the culture of Mexico.
Jingle bells, jingle bells, jingle all the way! Learn all about how to prepare for Christmas from buying and decorating a tree, decorating the house and even whispering your wishes into Santa's ear. In this level three reader learn about some Christmas traditions that Americans have enjoyed for years. Each page features 2-3 sentences and a full-color photo.
Ooh! Aaah! People all over the world celebrate with fireworks. From America's Independence day to Chinese New Year to New Year's Eve, fireworks always draw a crowd. Learn all about fireworks in this level three reader from author Calee M. Lee. Each page features 2-3 sentences and a full-color photo. Kids can power up their reading skills with pyrotechnics in this nonfiction reader.
Happy Thanksgiving! Read all about Thanksgiving in this Discover Reading Beginning Reader. Pilgrims, Native Americans, turkeys feasts, and more are featured in manageable sentences for kindergarten, first, and second graders.
Happy Halloween! Read all about Halloween in this Discover Reading Beginning Reader. Trick or treat, pumpkins, costumes and more are featured in manageable sentences for kindergarten, first, and second graders.
It's time for Thanksgiving dinner, and Little Hoo and his friends and family are gathering for a feast. Introduce your little ones to the fun of bringing a community together for Thanksgiving with Little Hoo and all of his woodland friends.
Who will you say "Boo" to on Halloween night? Say Boo to the scary and sweet in this rhyming beginning reader. Say Boo is part of the Reading Stars series. Reading Star books are for kids at the very beginning of a lifetime love of reading. Each book features less than 50 words and uses repetition to build confidence. Say Boo is 28 pages long features 31 different words.
It's somebody's birthday! There might be 364 days each year without birthday cake, but that doesn't mean you can't celebrate. Ramp up the birthday excitement (or weather the post-party blues) with this collection of brilliantly colored birthday-themed photographs. Used as a jumpstart for interaction, Discover Series Picture Books are a great way to introduce new images, words and ideas to kids.
It's Christmas Eve and Little Hoo should be sleeping. But there are so many interesting noises! Are there reindeer on the roof and elves in the kitchen? Join your favorite owl and find out in this Christmas story that will make December bedtime more fun for toddlers, preschoolers and even big kids who can't help but believe in Christmas magic
Danny is tired of winter and is ready for spring. Danny looks for a groundhog to see if there will be six more weeks of winter.
Danny tries on different costumes in order to decide what he's going to be for Halloween.
It's Danny's birthday! Danny makes some very silly birthday wishes and hopes they come true as he blows out the candles on his cake.
The Easter Bunny hops down the trail to find colorful eggs to give as treats. This cute rhyming song will have everyone excited for the Easter holiday. How many eggs with the Easter Bunny give to you? Little ones will have fun counting the eggs on each page as they imagine playing with the adorable Easter Bunny with floppy ears and a fluffy tail.