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Celebrate Diwali

Series: Celebrate Holidays

By Carol Plum-Ucci

Known as the "Holiday of Lights," Diwali is often considered the most important festival to people of the Hindu faith. Temples, homes, and businesses burn brightly with lights and candles during the five-day celebration. People wear colorful new clothes, prepare tasty dishes, and usher in the Hindu New Year with music, gifts, and happy hearts. Read about the history of Diwali and how it is celebrated all over the world.

Library Bound Book978-0-7660-2778-7$34.27$25.70

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". . . an excellent book for introducing readers to another culture and building empathy and tolerance between children of diverse backgrounds."

Lane Education Service District

"Attractive photographs and drawings make the book a pleasure to read."

TriState Young Adult Book Review Committee, November 2007

"This series is a useful resource for library or classroom holiday-books collections."

The Horn Book Guide, Spring 2008

"Very colorful illustrations and photographs throughout and easy-to-read text will help readers enjoy this book."

Lincoln Public Schools, August 2008

"This easy-to-read series will enlighten students in grades five and up about holidays with which they may be unfamiliar."

MultiCultural Review, Winter 2007

". . . very well organized and easy to use."

San Diego Unified School District

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