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Mardi Gras, Revised and Updated

Series: Best Holiday Books

By Dianne M. MacMillan

In eight exciting chapters, author Dianne M. MacMillan explores the history, traditions, and current celebrations of Mardi Gras. What started out as a one-day celebration before the beginning of Lent has turned into a multi-day celebration in New Orleans and many other places across the country and around the world. Readers will find out about all the different ways this fun holiday is celebrated.

Library Bound Book978-0-7660-3062-6$25.27$18.95

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". . . this title goes beyond the New Orleans celebration and gives substantial information on the history and origins of the holiday . . . informative text . . ."

Highlands Regional Library Cooperative, February 8, 2008

"This useful . . . revised and updated series presents the historical origins of these culturally diverse holidays and the ways they are observed."

The Horn Book Guide, Fall 2008

". . . the books offer lots of color photographs and an easy-to-read narrative."

MultiCultural Review, Summer 2008

". . . an attractive little book written for young readers . . . This book is bright, cheerful, and upbeat. The writing is clear and easy-to-read, and the sentence structure is simple and straightforward."

TriState Young Adult Book Review Committee, March 2008

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