The Story of Our Holidays

Age Level: 8–10  Grade Level: 3–5

It's time to celebrate! Young readers can explore the history, cultural traditions, and symbols associated with each of these popular holidays. Readers will come to understand the meaning behind each holiday in addition to reveling in the pure fun of celebrating it. (ISBN: 978-0-7660-7448-4)

    Activities, Fact Boxes, Full-color photographs, For Further Information Section, Glossary, Index, Recipes, Step-by-Step Instructions, Web Sites
  • Presents holiday as celebrated by a variety of cultures
  • Readers can taste a holiday food by making the recipe in each book
  • Includes step-by-step instructions to complete a holiday project
  • Spring 2016
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Chinese New Year

Chinese New Year

Fay Robinson and Joanna Ponto
Chinese New Year has been celebrated for thousands of years in China. Now it is celebrated all around the world. It does not always come on the same date each year, but it is always in January or February...Read More

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ISBN: 9780766083264
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Christmas

Christmas

Arlene Erlbach and Joanna Ponto
Every December millions of people all over the world wait for the twenty-fifth day of the month. They are looking forward to Christmas, one of the most celebrated holidays of the year. This heavily illustrated volume explores the holiday’s rich history, as well as various ways it is celebrated around the world...Read More

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ISBN: 9780766076198
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Cinco de Mayo

Cinco de Mayo

Carol Gnojewski and Joanna Ponto
Cinco de Mayo is a Mexican holiday that celebrates the country’s defeat of invading French forces during the Battle of Puebla. Readers of this volume will learn the history behind the holiday as well as the music, dances, and food associated with it...Read More

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ISBN: 9780766083301
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Columbus Day

Columbus Day

Joanna Ponto
Columbus Day might seem like just another day off from school, but every year we remember Columbus’s important contributions to our nation. Today Columbus’s journey to the West Indies is celebrated in a variety of ways, including parades, reenactments, and Italian-American festivals...Read More

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ISBN: 9780766076570
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Day of the Dead

Day of the Dead

Joanna Ponto and Carol Gnojewski
The Day of the Dead is a celebration honoring those who have left this world. Readers of this volume will understand the meaning behind the holiday as well as the costumes, decorations, food, and other customs associated with it...Read More

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ISBN: 9780766076440
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Diwali

Diwali

Joanna Ponto and Michelle Parker-Rock
Diwali, the Hindu festival of lights, is celebrated with firecrackers, sweet treats, and exciting tales of a prince and princess. Readers will learn about the customs involved in celebrating this joyful holiday, and they can prepare a delicious mango lassi and construct a fun Diwali game to play on the big day...Read More

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ISBN: 9780766076488
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