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Celebrate Columbus Day

Series: Celebrate Holidays

By Joanne Mattern

Who sailed the ocean blue in 1492? Christopher Columbus did. Read about how this holiday began and how it is celebrated today. Learn about parades, school plays, and the three famous ships: the NIÑA, the PINTA, and the SANTA MARÍA!

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Library Ed.978-0-7660-2580-6$34.27$25.70

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Reviews

". . . these titles will serve as additional report sources."

School Library Journal, January 2007

"The captioned photographs, drawings, sidebars, and maps present a thorough discussion of the holiday."

Delaware County Library System, May 24, 2007

". . . this book is fascinating and contains an amazing amount of information. Great as a additional resource in history, or as side reading for young history buffs."

Garland Independent School District, May 16, 2008

"A good resource for Elementary or Middle Schools . . ."

San Diego City Schools, January 2007

". . . present[s] a thorough discussion of each of the featured holidays. Each title describes clearly the origin of the holiday, then is followed by discussions of family practices, common symbols, and simple activities, making these useful resources to add to library or classroom holiday collections."

The Horn Book Guide, Spring 2007

"Excellent book which covers a much broader spectrum of topics and issues than one might expect in a holiday book."

Irving Independent School District, January 13, 2008

". . . fits the information that jr. high students need at this point."

Association of Region XI School Libraries

"An excellent book for teachers to use . . ."

TriState Young Adult Book Review Committee, November 2006

"A great reference series . . . While educational and informative, this series is also interesting leisure reading or useful for reference."

Library Materials Guide, Spring 2007

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