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    Anniversaries and holidays

    Gregory, Ruth W. (Ruth Wilhelme), 1910-

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    The folklore of American holidays

    "A compilation of more than 500 beliefs, legends, superstitions, proverbs, riddles, songs, dances, games, plays, pageants, fairs, foods, and processions associated with over 120 American calendar customs and festivals.".

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    Day of the Dead : a pictorial archive of Día de los Muertos

    A collection of historic engravings, including several by José Guadalupe Posada, depicting animated skeletons in representation of the Mexican celebration known as Día de los Muertos.

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    My true love gave to me : twelve holiday stories

    A collection of twelve holiday stories by twelve YA authors. Provided by publisher.

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    Celebrate Hanukkah

    Heiligman, Deborah.

    Describes the history of Hanukkah and how it is celebrated by the Jewish people.

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    Fiesta! : Cinco de mayo

    Behrens, June.

    Describes the commemoration of the victory of the Mexican army over the French army on May 5, 1862, which signaled the end of foreign invasions of North America.

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    Pinatas and paper flowers : holidays of the Americas in English and Spanish = Pinatas y flores de papel : fiestas de las Americ‡s en ingles y espanol

    Perl, Lila.

    Brief descriptions of several Hispanic holidays as they are celebrated in North, Central, and South America.

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    Celebrate in Southeast Asia

    Viesti, Joe F.

    Describes a variety of holiday celebrations in Southeast Asia, including Thailand's Elephant Round-Up, Singapore's Moon Cake Festival, and the Vietnamese New Year.

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    Celebrate in South Asia

    Viesti, Joseph F.

    Describes religious festivals and sacred days celebrated in India, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Pakistan, Bhutan, Burma, and Nepal.

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    Celebrations!

    Kindersley, Anabel.

    A calendar of celebrations which describes holidays and festivals of all major religions and cultures from around the world. Includes original photography.

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    Moonbeams, dumplings & dragon boats : a treasury of Chinese holiday tales, activities & recipes

    Simonds, Nina.

    Presents background information, related tales, and activities for celebrating five Chinese festivals--Chinese New Year, the Lantern Festival, Qing Ming, the Dragon Boat Festival, and the Moon Festival.

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    Kwanzaa

    Jones, Amy Robin, 1958-

    Describes the origin and meaning of the African American holiday which has been celebrated each year since 1966 from December 26 to January 1.

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    The story of Valentine's Day

    Bulla, Clyde Robert.

    Relates the history and describes the customs of this holiday from its beginning in Roman times to the present. Includes directions for making a paper valentine and sugar cookies.

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    Cinco de Mayo

    Murray, Julie, 1969-

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    Juneteenth

    Nelson, Vaunda Micheaux.

    Describes Juneteenth, which commemorates June 19, 1865, the day when the slaves in Texas learned that they had been liberated.

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    Halloween

    Flanagan, Alice K.

    Describes the history, customs, and symbols of Halloween, presents interesting facts and trivia about how the holiday is celebrated, and provides a list of resources for further information.

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    1621 : a new look at Thanksgiving

    Grace, Catherine O'Neill, 1950-

    Chronicles the events of the first Thanksgiving and discusses how the holiday has changed throughout history.

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    Holi

    Jones, Grace, 1990-

    Indian festival of color and Spring.

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    Día de los muertos

    Heinrichs, Ann.

    Discusses the history of All Souls' Day and how it is celebrated.

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    Day of the Dead

    Lowery, Linda, 1949-

    Introduces the holiday, Day of the Dead, or Día de los Muertos, and describes how it is celebrated in Mexico and in the United States.

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    Ireland

    McKay, Patricia.

    Describes how the culture of Ireland is reflected in its many festivals, including Saint Brigid's Day, Puck's Fair, and Orange Day.

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    Sweden

    Rabe, Monica.

    Describes how the culture of Sweden is reflected in its many festivals, including the Feast of Valborg, Midsummer's Day, Lucia Day, and the 20th Day of Knut.

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    Winter according to Humphrey

    Birney, Betty G.

    Humphrey the hamster and the students in Mrs. Brisbane's class get ready for the holidays and a special Winter Wonderland program.

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    The Dumb Bunnies' Easter

    Denim, Sue, 1966-

    It's Christmas Eve, and the Dumb Bunnies are celebrating the holidays in their own ridiculous way.

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    The folklore of world holidays

    Information about holiday celebrations in many cultures, gathered from people who celebrate them, anthropologists, folklorists and foreign residents of the cultures described..

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    Ramadan

    Children experience the beauty of the month-long religious observance as they construct their own Ramadan diorama and hear the exotic sounds of live Islamic and Middle Eastern music. They discover the religious significance of song and prayer, as well as the principles and traditions that mark the holiest of the Islamic holidays.

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