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Archie Celebrates Diwali

by Mitali Banerjee Ruths, illustrated by Parwinder Singh
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 3 to 7
  • Grade: p to 2
tagged: other, religious, hindu, friendship

It's Archie's favorite holiday—Diwali. And this year she gets to share it with her friends and introduce them to the festival of lights!

Archana loves her family's annual Diwali (deh-vah-lee) party, and this year she gets to share it with all her friends from school. She helps with the decorations and the food, and is eager for everyone to arrive …

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Something New for Rosh Hashanah

by Jane Yolen, illustrated by Christine Battuz
edition: Paperback
also available: Hardcover
  • age: 4 to 8
  • Grade: p to 2
tagged: other, religious, cooking & food, new experience

Becca refuses to try any news foods, until her family persuades her that Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year, is a time to try something new. While dad suggests shaving off his mustache for a new look, and mom thinks she'll take up knitting as a new project, Becca decides she's ready to try something new, too!

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Baba's Babushka

Magical Ukrainian Adventures

by Marion Mutala, illustrated by Amber; Siemens, Wendy & Tkachenko, Olha Rees
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 4 to 12
  • Grade: p to 7
tagged: time travel, other, religious

Magical adventures in Ukraine! When the wind brings Natalia babushkas just like the ones her baba once wore, she is taken on a series of magical journeys to a time long ago and discovers the traditions of her Ukrainian heritage—the greatest of which is the love of family.

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Fish Out of Water

by Joanne Levy
edition: Paperback
  • age: 9 to 12
  • Grade: 4 to 7
tagged: adolescence, multigenerational, other, religious

Twelve-year-old Fishel (Fish) Rosner doesn’t like regular “boy” things. He hates sports and would prefer to read or do crafts instead of climbing trees or riding dirt bikes with his friends. He also loves to dance.
But all his interests are considered “girly.” Fish doesn’t get why that’s a bad thing. He’s just interested in differen …

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Shubh Diwali!

by Chitra Soundar, illustrated by Charlene Chua
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 0 to 8
  • Grade: p to 3
tagged: other, religious, hindu, multigenerational

Diwali has arrived! Rangoli art decorates the floor and strings of flowers hang around the doors. Now it's time to ring the bells, light the lamps, and welcome the new year with family and friends. A sweet introduction to the Hindu festival of lights.

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Diwali Lights

by Rina Singh
edition: eBook
  • age: 0 to 2
  • Grade: p to 12
tagged: senses & sensation, other, religious

Every year in October or November people come together to celebrate Diwali. It is the biggest and the brightest of all Hindu festivals. The stories woven into the festival of Diwali celebrate the victory of good over evil and light over darkness, and people celebrate this festival of lights by lighting clay lamps and candles, sharing sweets, exchan …

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Diwali Lights Read-Along

by Rina Singh, read by Heather Gould
edition: eBook
  • age: 0 to 2
  • Grade: p to 12
tagged: other, religious, senses & sensation

Every year in October or November people come together to celebrate Diwali.

Diwali is the biggest and the brightest of all Hindu festivals. The stories woven into the festival of Diwali celebrate the victory of good over evil and light over darkness, and people celebrate this festival of lights by lighting clay lamps and candles, sharing sweets, exc …

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Holi Colors

by Rina Singh
edition: Hardcover
also available: eBook
  • age: 0 to 2
  • Grade: p
tagged: colors, other, religious, hindu

Experience Holi with every color of the rainbow! This Hindu celebration known as the festival of colors and the festival of love signifies the end of winter, the arrival of spring and the victory of good over evil. A time to laugh, play, visit friends and get messy! Little ones will love exploring the colors of Holi through the vibrant photographs …

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