Neal-Schuman guide to celebrations and holidays around the world / Kathryn I. Matthew, Joy L. Lowe

Author(s): Matthew, Kathryn I
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Subjects: Holidays--Bibliography
Festivals--Bibliography
Children's literature--Bibliography
Children--Books and reading--United States--Bibliography
Children's literature--Study and teaching (Elementary)--United States--Bibliography
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: New York, NY : Neal-Schuman Publishers, c2004
LC Classification: G, GT
Physical Description: xx, 452 p. : ill. ; 28 cm
Table of Contents: List of Figures
Preface
Introduction
Pt. I. Quick Guides to Celebrations and Holidays
Sect. 1. Celebrations and Holidays at a Glance 3
Sect. 2. Key Titles for Integrating Celebrations and Holidays into the Social Studies Curriculum 37
Pt. II. Autumn
Ch. 1. Autumn Celebrations and Holidays with Moveable Dates 93
Ch. 2. September Holidays and Celebrations 109
Ch. 3. October Holidays and Celebrations 131
Ch. 4. November Holidays and Celebrations 145
Pt. III. Winter
Ch. 5. Winter Celebrations and Holidays with Moveable Dates 175
Ch. 6. December Holidays and Celebrations 193
Ch. 7. January Holidays and Celebrations 219
Ch. 8. February Holidays and Celebrations 231
Pt. IV. Spring
Ch. 9. Spring Celebrations and Holidays with Moveable Dates 251
Ch. 10. March Holidays and Celebrations 275
Ch. 11. April Holidays and Celebrations 285
Ch. 12. May Holidays and Celebrations 303
Pt. V. Summer
Ch. 13. Summer Celebrations and Holidays with Moveable Dates 323
Ch. 14. June Holidays and Celebrations 335
Ch. 15. July Holidays and Celebrations 349
Ch. 16. August Holidays and Celebrations 363
Pt. VI. World Cultures, Unusual Events, and Special Days
Ch. 17. Celebrations and Holidays Collections 375
Ch. 18. Special Celebrations 401
Author Index 429
Illustrator Index 435
Title Index 439
Subject Index 447
About the Authors 453
Alternate Titles: Portion of title: Guide to celebrations and holidays around the world
Additional Authors: Lowe, Joy L
Notes: LCCN: 2003059940
ISBN: 1555704794 (alk. paper)
Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Contents: pt. 1. Quick guides to celebrations and holidays. Celebrations and holidays at a glance -- Key titles for integrating celebrations and holidays into the social studies curriculum -- pt. 2. Autumn. Autumn celebrations and holidays with moveable dates -- September holidays and celebrations -- October holidays and celebrations -- November holidays and celebrations -- pt. 3 Winter. Winter celebrations and holidays with moveable dates -- December holidays and celebrations -- January holidays and celebrations -- February holidays and celebrations -- pt. 4. Spring. Spring celebrations and holidays with moveable dates -- March holidays and celebrations -- April holidays and celebrations -- May holidays and celebrations -- pt. 5. Summer. Summer celebrations and holidays with moveable dates -- June holidays and celebrations -- July holidays and celebrations -- August holidays and celebrations -- pt. 6. World cultures, unusual events, and special days. Celebrations and holidays collections -- Special celebrations
IMC copy given in memory of Edward & Gladys Swenson and Robert L. Mount
Donation Info: Honoree : Swenson, Edward
Honoree : Swenson, Gladys
Honoree : Mount, Robert L
OCLC Number: 52520334
ISBN/ISSN: 1555704794