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Holidays & Celebrations

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Family Day

by Heather C. Hudak
edition: Hardcover
also available: Paperback
  • age: 6 to 7
  • Grade: 1 to 2
tagged: other, non-religious
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Pride Festivals

by Heather C. Hudak
edition: Hardcover
also available: Paperback
  • age: 6 to 7
  • Grade: 1 to 2
tagged: other, non-religious
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Remembrance Day

by Heather C. Hudak
edition: Hardcover
also available: Paperback
  • age: 6 to 7
  • Grade: 1 to 2
tagged: other, non-religious
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Fall Fairs

by Heather C. Hudak
edition: Hardcover
also available: Paperback
  • age: 6 to 7
  • Grade: 1 to 2
tagged: other, non-religious

This series explores some uniquely Canadian holidays and the people who celebrate them, including regional variations as applicable.

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Thanksgiving

by Heather C. Hudak
edition: Hardcover
also available: Paperback
  • age: 6 to 7
  • Grade: 1 to 2
tagged: thanksgiving
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Ramadan

The Holy Month of Fasting

by Ausma Zehanat Khan
edition: eBook
  • age: 9 to 12
  • Grade: 4 to 7
tagged: middle east, islam, other, religious

The month of Ramadan offers the opportunity to improve one's personal and spiritual behavior. By focusing on positive thoughts and actions, Muslims build a closer connection with God and come away from the month feeling spiritually renewed. Ramadan: The Holy Month of Fasting explores the richness and diversity of the Islamic tradition by focusing o …

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Chinese New Year

A Celebration for Everyone

by Jen Sookfong Lee
edition: Hardcover
also available: Paperback
  • age: 9 to 12
  • Grade: 4 to 7
tagged: other, non-religious, emigration & immigration, asia

From its beginnings as a farming celebration marking the end of winter to its current role as a global party featuring good food, lots of gifts and public parades, Chinese New Year is a snapshot of Chinese culture. Award-winning author and broadcaster Jen Sookfong Lee recalls her childhood in Vancouver and weaves family stories into the history, tr …

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Birthdays Around the World

by Margriet Ruurs, illustrated by Ashley Barron
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 3 to 7
  • Grade: p to 2
tagged: birthdays, other, non-religious

Everyone in the world has a birthday. But birthdays are not celebrated in the same way everywhere. Meet Mercedes in Peru, who eats a cake and a purple pudding called mazamorra morada. Ieva in Latvia is raised in the birthday chair, one lift for each year. And rather than celebrating his own birthday, PhĂșc Khang in Vietnam joins in the festivities …

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