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Holidays Around the World: Celebrate Kwanzaa
Holidays Around the World: Celebrate Kwanzaa
Written by Carolyn B. Otto
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9781426303203
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Holidays Around the World: Celebrate Kwanzaa
With Candles, Community, and the Fruits of the Harvest
Written by Carolyn B. Otto


Format: Hardcover Library Binding, 32 pages
On Sale: October 14, 2008
Price: $23.90

Celebrate Kwanzaa continues the spectacular Holidays Around the World series by focusing on this African-American holiday, which falls during the festive, gift-giving season and is celebrated by families, communities, and schools throughout America. With succinct, lively text and beautiful photographs, the book celebrates African-American culture and helps us to understand and... Read more >
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Holidays Around the World: Celebrate Diwali
Holidays Around the World: Celebrate Diwali
Written by Deborah Heiligman
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781426302916
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Holidays Around the World: Celebrate Diwali
With Sweets, Lights, and Fireworks
Written by Deborah Heiligman


Format: Trade Paperback, 32 pages
On Sale: September 9, 2008
Price: $6.95

Beautiful, dynamic photographs and brief, lively text introduce readers to the joyous holiday of Diwali, evoking the celebrations of Hindus, Sikhs and Jains around the world.

In Deborah Heiligman's inviting global odyssey of the Hindu holiday we learn that Diwali celebrates the triumph of good over evil, and of light over... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover and a hardcover library binding.
Holidays Around the World: Celebrate Thanksgiving
Holidays Around the World: Celebrate Thanksgiving
Written by Deborah Heiligman
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781426302923
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Holidays Around the World: Celebrate Thanksgiving
With Turkey, Family, and Counting Blessings
Written by Deborah Heiligman


Format: Trade Paperback, 32 pages
On Sale: September 9, 2008
Price: $6.95

Thanksgiving is the original American holiday. When the Pilgrims sat down to give thanks for the hard-won bounty of their new world, they continued a Native American tradition that would become a focal point in the calendar of all generations of Americans to come.

The author relates this holiday... Read more >
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Celebremos el Cinco de Mayo
Celebremos el Cinco de Mayo
Written by Carolyn Otto
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781426303630
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Celebremos el Cinco de Mayo
con fiestas, musica y baile
Written by Carolyn Otto


Format: Hardcover, 32 pages
On Sale: April 8, 2008
Price: $15.95

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Holidays Around the World: Celebrate Cinco de Mayo
Holidays Around the World: Celebrate Cinco de Mayo
Written by Carolyn Otto
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9781426302169
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Holidays Around the World: Celebrate Cinco de Mayo
with Fiestas, Music, and Dance
Written by Carolyn Otto


Format: Hardcover Library Binding, 32 pages
On Sale: April 8, 2008
Price: $23.90

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo continues National Geographic’s spectacular Holidays Around the World series with this joyous feast of Mexican culture—an annual event in Mexico and an increasingly popular holiday in America as well. Many mistakenly assume that the fifth of May is Mexico’s Independence Day. In fact, the date marks the... Read more >
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Holidays Around the World: Celebrate Cinco de Mayo
Holidays Around the World: Celebrate Cinco de Mayo
Written by Carolyn Otto
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781426302152
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Holidays Around the World: Celebrate Cinco de Mayo
with Fiestas, Music, and Dance
Written by Carolyn Otto


Format: Hardcover, 32 pages
On Sale: April 8, 2008
Price: $15.95

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo continues National Geographic’s spectacular Holidays Around the World series with this joyous feast of Mexican culture—an annual event in Mexico and an increasingly popular holiday in America as well. Many mistakenly assume that the fifth of May is Mexico’s Independence Day. In fact, the date marks the... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover library binding.
Holidays Around the World: Celebrate Valentine's Day
Holidays Around the World: Celebrate Valentine's Day
Written by Carolyn Otto
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9781426302145
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Holidays Around the World: Celebrate Valentine's Day
with Love, Cards, and Candy
Written by Carolyn Otto


Format: Hardcover Library Binding, 32 pages
On Sale: December 26, 2007
Price: $23.90

In the mood for love? Whose heart has not been won over on February 14—the day reserved for celebrating love in its many forms—around the world.

Celebrate Valentine’s Day focuses on historical and cultural aspects of this holiday and the international traditions, food, and celebrations associated with it. This celebration of... Read more >
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Holidays Around the World: Celebrate Valentine's Day
Holidays Around the World: Celebrate Valentine's Day
Written by Carolyn Otto
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781426302138
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Holidays Around the World: Celebrate Valentine's Day
with Love, Cards, and Candy
Written by Carolyn Otto


Format: Hardcover, 32 pages
On Sale: December 26, 2007
Price: $15.95

In the mood for love? Whose heart has not been won over on February 14—the day reserved for celebrating love in its many forms—around the world.

Celebrate Valentine’s Day focuses on historical and cultural aspects of this holiday and the international traditions, food, and celebrations associated with it. This celebration of... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover library binding.
Holidays Around The World: Celebrate Christmas
Holidays Around The World: Celebrate Christmas
Written by Deborah Heiligman
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781426301223
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Holidays Around The World: Celebrate Christmas
With Carols, Presents, and Peace
Written by Deborah Heiligman


Format: Hardcover, 32 pages
On Sale: October 9, 2007
Price: $15.95

December 25th is a day of peace and festivity, the culmination of a season of worldwide goodwill. Carol singers give voice to the joyful spirit, trees are decorated, and gifts exchanged between families and friends. A name-check of the gift-bearers awaited by children reflects the global nature of the celebration: Pere... Read more >
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Holidays Around The World: Celebrate Christmas
Holidays Around The World: Celebrate Christmas
Written by Deborah Heiligman
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9781426301230
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Holidays Around The World: Celebrate Christmas
With Carols, Presents, and Peace
Written by Deborah Heiligman


Format: Hardcover Library Binding, 32 pages
On Sale: October 9, 2007
Price: $23.90

December 25th is a day of peace and festivity, the culmination of a season of worldwide goodwill. Carol singers give voice to the joyful spirit, trees are decorated, and gifts exchanged between families and friends. A name-check of the gift-bearers awaited by children reflects the global nature of the celebration: Pere... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover.
Mayflower 1620
Mayflower 1620
Written by Plimoth Plantation, Peter Arenstam, John Kemp, Catherine O'Neill Grace and Sisse Brimberg
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780792262763
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Mayflower 1620
A New Look at a Pilgrim Voyage
Written by Plimoth Plantation, Peter Arenstam, John Kemp, Catherine O'Neill Grace and Sisse Brimberg


Format: Trade Paperback, 48 pages
On Sale: September 11, 2007
Price: $6.95

Plimoth Plantation and the National Geographic Society come together to tell the true story behind the legendary voyage of the Mayflower. A meticulously researched work, Mayflower 1620 offers children a compelling, fresh account of this much-told story.

Vibrant photography of a rare reenactment using the Mayflower II leads readers imaginatively into... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover and a hardcover library binding.
Holidays Around The World: Celebrate Halloween
Holidays Around The World: Celebrate Halloween
Written by Deborah Heiligman
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781426301209
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Holidays Around The World: Celebrate Halloween
With Pumpkins, Costumes, and Candy
Written by Deborah Heiligman


Format: Hardcover, 32 pages
On Sale: August 14, 2007
Price: $15.95

Trick or treat? Celebrate Halloween is a real treat. Vivid images and Deborah Heiligman's lively, inviting text illuminate the spookiest night of the year. The book spirits readers on a front-seat tour of Halloween celebrations around the globe as it explores the rich history of this holiday, the creepy creatures associated... Read more >
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Holidays Around The World: Celebrate Halloween
Holidays Around The World: Celebrate Halloween
Written by Deborah Heiligman
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9781426301216
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Holidays Around The World: Celebrate Halloween
With Pumpkins, Costumes, and Candy
Written by Deborah Heiligman


Format: Hardcover Library Binding, 32 pages
On Sale: August 14, 2007
Price: $23.90

Trick or treat? Celebrate Halloween is a real treat. Vivid images and Deborah Heiligman's lively, inviting text illuminate the spookiest night of the year. The book spirits readers on a front-seat tour of Halloween celebrations around the globe as it explores the rich history of this holiday, the creepy creatures associated... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover.
Holidays Around the World: Celebrate Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur
Holidays Around the World: Celebrate Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur
Written by Deborah Heiligman
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9781426300776
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Holidays Around the World: Celebrate Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur
With Honey, Prayers, and the Shofar
Written by Deborah Heiligman


Format: Hardcover Library Binding, 32 pages
On Sale: July 10, 2007
Price: $23.90

Celebrate Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur examines how these Jewish High Holy Days are celebrated worldwide. Rosh Hashanah, known as the Jewish New Year, is a time for reflection and resolution. On Yom Kippur, also called the Day of Atonement, Jews fast, pray, and ask God's forgiveness for their sins. Deborah... Read more >
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Holidays Around the World: Celebrate Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur
Holidays Around the World: Celebrate Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur
Written by Deborah Heiligman
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781426300769
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Holidays Around the World: Celebrate Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur
With Honey, Prayers, and the Shofar
Written by Deborah Heiligman


Format: Hardcover, 32 pages
On Sale: July 10, 2007
Price: $15.95

Celebrate Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur examines how these Jewish High Holy Days are celebrated worldwide. Rosh Hashanah, known as the Jewish New Year, is a time for reflection and resolution. On Yom Kippur, also called the Day of Atonement, Jews fast, pray, and ask God's forgiveness for their sins. Deborah... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover library binding.
Holidays Around the World: Celebrate Independence Day
Holidays Around the World: Celebrate Independence Day
Written by Deborah Heiligman
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781426300745
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Holidays Around the World: Celebrate Independence Day
With Parades, Picnics, and Fireworks
Written by Deborah Heiligman


Format: Hardcover, 32 pages
On Sale: May 8, 2007
Price: $15.95

Strike up the band, pack a picnic, and enjoy the fireworks. Celebrate Independence Day takes a nationwide perspective on the joy of America's biggest party. All the history and culture of Independence Day is here, along with fun facts, an all-American recipe, a locator map for every photo and a complete... Read more >
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Holidays Around the World: Celebrate Independence Day
Holidays Around the World: Celebrate Independence Day
Written by Deborah Heiligman
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9781426300752
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Holidays Around the World: Celebrate Independence Day
With Parades, Picnics, and Fireworks
Written by Deborah Heiligman


Format: Hardcover Library Binding, 32 pages
On Sale: May 8, 2007
Price: $23.90

Strike up the band, pack a picnic, and enjoy the fireworks. Celebrate Independence Day takes a nationwide perspective on the joy of America's biggest party. All the history and culture of Independence Day is here, along with fun facts, an all-American recipe, a locator map for every photo and a complete... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover.
Awakening the Dragon
Awakening the Dragon
Written by Arlene Chan, Illustrated by Song Nan Zhang
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780887768057
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Awakening the Dragon
The Dragon Boat Festival
Written by Arlene Chan
Illustrated by Song Nan Zhang


Format: Trade Paperback, 24 pages
On Sale: April 10, 2007
Price: $10.95

In ancient times, the Chinese saw the dragon as both a protector and a threat, able to bring on rain or cause droughts. To honor this powerful creature, people created long narrow boats that they raced in an annual rainmaking festival.

From the wearing of fragrant pouches, to the consumption of rice... Read more >
Holidays Around the World: Celebrate Easter
Holidays Around the World: Celebrate Easter
Written by Deborah Heiligman
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781426300202
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Holidays Around the World: Celebrate Easter
with Colored Eggs, Flowers, and Prayer
Written by Deborah Heiligman


Format: Hardcover, 32 pages
On Sale: February 13, 2007
Price: $15.95

The joyous celebration of Easter is seen through a global perspective in this National Geographic volume featuring over 25 vibrant photographs. Witness the holiest day on the Christian calendar as it is celebrated throughout the world: from the famous Easter Egg Roll at the White House to the traditional bonfires throughout... Read more >
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Holidays Around the World: Celebrate Easter
Holidays Around the World: Celebrate Easter
Written by Deborah Heiligman
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9781426300219
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Holidays Around the World: Celebrate Easter
with Colored Eggs, Flowers, and Prayer
Written by Deborah Heiligman


Format: Hardcover Library Binding, 32 pages
On Sale: February 13, 2007
Price: $23.90

The joyous celebration of Easter is seen through a global perspective in this National Geographic volume featuring over 25 vibrant photographs. Witness the holiest day on the Christian calendar as it is celebrated throughout the world: from the famous Easter Egg Roll at the White House to the traditional bonfires throughout... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover and a trade paperback.
Holidays Around the World: Celebrate Passover
Holidays Around the World: Celebrate Passover
Written by Deborah Heiligman
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781426300189
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Holidays Around the World: Celebrate Passover
with Matzah, Maror, and Memories
Written by Deborah Heiligman


Format: Hardcover, 32 pages
On Sale: February 13, 2007
Price: $15.95

The most celebrated holiday in the Jewish year, Passover commemorates the Exodus of Hebrew slaves from Egypt to freedom over 3,500 years ago. This colorful book explores the many forms that this weeklong celebration takes worldwide. Deborah Heiligman's rich text details the long lavish meals called seders, at which Exodus is... Read more >
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Holidays Around the World: Celebrate Passover
Holidays Around the World: Celebrate Passover
Written by Deborah Heiligman
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9781426300196
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Holidays Around the World: Celebrate Passover
with Matzah, Maror, and Memories
Written by Deborah Heiligman


Format: Hardcover Library Binding, 32 pages
On Sale: February 13, 2007
Price: $23.90

The most celebrated holiday in the Jewish year, Passover commemorates the Exodus of Hebrew slaves from Egypt to freedom over 3,500 years ago. This colorful book explores the many forms that this weeklong celebration takes worldwide. Deborah Heiligman's rich text details the long lavish meals called seders, at which Exodus is... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover and a trade paperback.
American Documents: The Mayflower Compact
American Documents: The Mayflower Compact
Written by Judith Lloyd Yero
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780792258919
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American Documents: The Mayflower Compact

Written by Judith Lloyd Yero


Format: Hardcover, 40 pages
On Sale: October 10, 2006
Price: $15.95

The eagerly-awaited final title in National Geographic's popular American Documents series completes the broad sweep of the collection by casting all the way back to our country's original document of record, the Mayflower Compact.

The date is November 10, 1620. After 66 days at sea crammed into a space about the... Read more >
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American Documents: The Mayflower Compact
American Documents: The Mayflower Compact
Written by Judith Lloyd Yero
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9780792258926
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American Documents: The Mayflower Compact

Written by Judith Lloyd Yero


Format: Hardcover Library Binding, 40 pages
On Sale: October 10, 2006
Price: $23.90

The eagerly-awaited final title in National Geographic's popular American Documents series completes the broad sweep of the collection by casting all the way back to our country's original document of record, the Mayflower Compact.

The date is November 10, 1620. After 66 days at sea crammed into a space about the... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover.
Holidays Around the World: Celebrate Hanukkah
Holidays Around the World: Celebrate Hanukkah
Written by Deborah Heiligman
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780792259244
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Holidays Around the World: Celebrate Hanukkah
With Light, Latkes, and Dreidels
Written by Deborah Heiligman


Format: Hardcover, 32 pages
On Sale: October 10, 2006
Price: $15.95

In Celebrate Hanukkah Deborah Heiligman welcomes readers to a holiday celebrated by Jewish communities around the world.

The vivid photography of National Geographic illustrates the joyous celebrations of Jewish people around the world—including Ghana, Uganda, India, Israel, Peru, the United States and Poland, as they light menorahs, spin dreidels, and make... Read more >
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