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Nonfiction
CANADIAN CELEBRATIONS: CANADA CLOSE UP
Author:Susan Hughes
Book Description:This book introduces children to six holidays from various cultures, including Christmas, Eid-ul-Fitr, Diwali, Chanukah, Kwanzaa, and Chinese New Year.
Publication Date:2007
Publisher:Scholastic Canada
Website:http://www.susanhughes.ca/
CHINESE NEW YEAR
Author:Judith Jango-Cohen
Book Description:All over the world, people celebrate Chinese New Year with fireworks, parades, family gatherings, and the Festival of Lights. Illustrated by Caldecott Honoree Jason Chin.
Publication Date:2005
Publisher:Carolrhoda Books (Lerner Publishing Group)
Website:http://www.jangocohen.com/
KOREAN CELEBRATIONS
Author:Tina Cho
Illustrator:Farida Zaman
Book Description:Explore Korea's colorful festivals and family celebrations—wonderful days filled with activities and food!
Publication Date:2019
Publisher:Tuttle Publishing
Website:http://www.tinamcho.com/
LIGHT THE MENORAH: A HANUKKAH HANDBOOK
Author:Jacqueline Jules
Book Description:A Hanukkah manual offering poetry, reflections, recipes, crafts, and holiday history for contemporary family celebrations.
Publication Date:2018
Publisher:Kar-Ben Publishing
Website:http://www.jacquelinejules.com/
POWERFULLY PERPLEXING PRESIDENTIAN PROFILES
Author:Rod Martinez
Illustrator:Cat Purcell
Book Description:Fun fact/trivia book on American Presidents, perfect read for Presidents' Day
Publication Date:2020
Publisher:H.J. Kramer
Website:http://rodmartinez.us/
THE ULTIMATE GUIDE TO RAISING TEENS AND TWEENS
Author:Douglas Haddad
Book Description:Offers a step-by-step plan for raising an adolescent and helping them through the holiday season.
Publication Date:2017
Publisher:Rowman and Littlefield
Website:http://www.douglashaddad.com/
WE ARE GRATEFUL: OTSALIHELIGA
Author:Traci Sorell
Illustrator:Frane Lessac
Editor:Karen Boss
Book Description:Otsaliheliga (oh-jah-LEE-hay-lee-gah) is a word that Cherokee people use to express gratitude. Follow a full year of Cherokee celebrations.
Publication Date:2018
Publisher:Charlesbridge Publishing
Website:http://www.franelessac.com/