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Victorian Christmas

by Bobbie Kalman, illustrated by Bedell
edition: Hardcover
also available: Paperback
  • age: 8
  • Grade: 3
tagged: colonial & revolutionary periods, customs, traditions, anthropology, christmas & advent

Victorian Christmas shows how the traditions of decorating the evergreen tree, gift-giving, Christmas caroling, and even jolly old St. Nick were started and embraced during the Victorian era in North America.

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Thanksgiving Day in Canada

by Krys Val Lewicki, illustrated by Ana Auml
edition: Paperback
  • age: 9 to 12
  • Grade: 4 to 7
tagged: thanksgiving

Finally, the Canadian story of Thanksgiving, celebrating our past and educating our children about Canadian history and traditions. Presented in storybook form with 35 colourful illustrations, this Canada 125 Project also contains the words and music to a lively, original Thanksgiving song.

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We Celebrate Hanukkah

by Bobbie Kalman & Susan Hughes
edition: Paperback
  • age: 7 to 8
  • Grade: 2 to 3
tagged: hanukkah, customs, traditions, anthropology

Find out about the important history behind this very special holiday. Celebrate this festival of light, learn the secret of the dreidels, and help prepare for a Hanukkah party.

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Early Christmas

by Bobbie Kalman
edition: Paperback
  • age: 8 to 9
  • Grade: 3 to 4
tagged: colonial & revolutionary periods, christmas & advent, customs, traditions, anthropology

Topics covered; How Christmas has changed Christmas in the wilderness Christmas at a trading post The story of a settler’s first Christmas The religious side of Christmas Christmas in an early town Christmas fun in a pioneer village Decorations before the Christmas tree Wreaths, garlands, mistletoe and kissing boughs Christmas - family time Parlo …

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Let's Celebrate!

Canada’s Special Days

by Caroline Parry
edition: Paperback
  • age: 8 to 100
  • Grade: 3 to 17
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A non-fiction book for children

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We Celebrate Easter

by Bobbie Kalman & Shaughnessy
edition: Paperback
also available: Hardcover
  • age: 7 to 8
  • Grade: 2 to 3
tagged: easter & lent, customs, traditions, anthropology

The magic of Easter comes alive in this colorful book. Join an Easter parade, take part in an egg hunt, find out about the origins of Easter and its many customs, and celebrate this special family time.

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