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BISAC Subject JNF026090

JUVENILE NONFICTION / Holidays & Celebrations / Other, Religious

A Seder for Tu B'Shevat

Grade 3 - Grade 5

This celebration traces the history of the New Year for Trees and highlights the importance of conservation. Features stories, seed-planting, and music. Read More →

  • Dewey: 296.4'39

All About Yom Kippur

Kindergarten - Grade 5

This comprehensive, illustrated introduction to Yom Kippur makes the concepts of forgiveness, repentance, and starting over easy to grasp, and complements each with words and music to holiday… Read More →

  • Dewey: 296.4'32

Apples and Pomegranates: A Rosh Hashanah Seder

Kindergarten - Grade 5

On Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year, it is traditional to dip apples and honey in hopes of a sweet New Year. Jews around the world share other foods as well - such as pomegranates… Read More →

  • Dewey: 296.4'5315
Fall 2018

Bumba Books ™ en español — ¡Es una fiesta! (It's a Holiday!)


Carefully leveled Spanish text and fresh, vibrant photos engage young readers in learning about the holidays we celebrate throughout the year. Age-appropriate critical thinking questions and… Read More →

Bumba Books ™ — It's a Holiday!


How do we celebrate together? Carefully leveled text and fresh, vibrant photos engage young readers in learning about the holiday traditions we celebrate throughout the year. Age-appropriate… Read More →

Cheesecake for Shavuot

Preschool - Grade 2

To celebrate Shavuot, a spring harvest festival, children in Israel make cheesecake using flour they have ground from wheat they have grown in their school garden, fresh goat cheese from the… Read More →

  • Dewey: [E]

Cloverleaf Books ™ — Holidays and Special Days


Learn the history behind the days people celebrate in the Holidays and Special Days series. Each book follows a young narrator through the process of preparing for and celebrating a special event. Read More →

Fall 2018

Crayola ® Diwali Colors

Preschool - Grade 3

Glowing oil lamps, brown henna designs, colorful rangoli artwork—colors are everywhere during Diwali! Explore the colors of Diwali through eye-catching photos and engaging text. Back matter… Read More →

  • Lexile: 590
  • Dewey: 394.265/45
Fall 2018

Crayola ® Holi Colors

Preschool - Grade 3

Purple, yellow, green, and red—color is everywhere during Holi! Learn about this festival of colors through eye-catching photos and engaging text. Back matter features the Crayola® colors… Read More →

  • Lexile: 490
  • Dewey: 294.5/36
Fall 2018

Crayola ® Holiday Colors


Celebrate the holidays in vibrant color with Crayola®. Dazzling photos and engaging text explore each holiday's traditions. A back matter feature correlates the colors in the photos to… Read More →

Fall 2018

Crayola ® Ramadan and Eid al-Fitr Colors

Preschool - Grade 3

Brown dates, the pale white moon, the yellow glow of lanterns—colors are everywhere during Ramadan and Eid al-Fitr! Celebrate the culture and customs of Ramadan and Eid al-Fitr by learning… Read More →

  • Lexile: 540
  • Dewey: 297.3/6

El Día de los Muertos (The Day of the Dead)

Grade 2 - Grade 4

The Day of the Dead is a special holiday celebrated in many places like Mexico and parts of the United States to honor people who have died. It's celebrated between October 31 and November 2… Read More →

  • ATOS: 4.0
  • Dewey: 300

Festival of the Sun: Peru

Grade 1 - Grade 4

Festival of the Sun is a story about Peruvian people preparing for their annual sun festival. Dating back to the Inca Empire, this is one of the three great festivals in South America, and it… Read More →

  • Lexile: 460
  • ATOS: 4.5
  • Dewey: 918

Global Kids Storybooks


Take young readers around the world with simple and touching stories of everyday life in different countries. Young readers will learn new cultures, discover similarities, and empathize with… Read More →

Fall 2018

Holiday Time (Early Bird Stories ™)


Follow the fun as a variety of families celebrate all types of holidays. Each book describes the origin of the holiday in simple terms and highlights special customs. Critical thinking and… Read More →

It's Chinese New Year!

Preschool - Grade 1

Carefully leveled text and fresh, vibrant photos engage young readers in learning about the traditions and celebrations of Chinese New Year. Age-appropriate critical thinking questions and a… Read More →

  • Lexile: 470
  • ATOS: 1.4
  • Dewey: 394.261

It's Diwali!

Preschool - Grade 1

What's the most important holiday in India? It's Diwali! This celebration is also known as the festival of lights. Learn what people do to celebrate this special holiday. Full-color… Read More →

  • Lexile: 480
  • ATOS: 1.5
  • Dewey: 294.5/36

It's Ramadan and Eid al-Fitr!

Preschool - Grade 1

Carefully leveled text and fresh, vibrant photos engage young readers in learning about the holiday traditions and celebrations of Ramadan and Eid al-Fitr. Age-appropriate critical thinking… Read More →

  • Lexile: 420
  • ATOS: 2.0
  • Dewey: 297.3/62

It's St. Patrick's Day!

Preschool - Grade 1

Happy St. Patrick's Day! In the United States, people wear green and hold parades to celebrate all things Irish. Readers will learn about St. Patrick's Day traditions and the reasons for the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 450
  • ATOS: 1.7
  • Dewey: 394.262

It's Sukkah Time!

Preschool - Grade 1

A preschool class demonstrates the steps of sukkah-building to celebrate the fall harvest festival of Sukkot. Blessings in Hebrew and English are included. Read More →

  • Dewey: 296.4'33

It's Tot Shabbat!

Preschool - Grade 1

Join a class of preschoolers as they learn about celebrating Shabbat. Engaging photos of children show them taking plush Torahs out of the pretend ark and reading a Bible story. They learn to… Read More →

  • Dewey: 296.4'1

It's Tu B'Shevat!

Preschool - Preschool

Rhyming verse and brightly colored illustrations tell the story of a boy and his family planting a tree for Tu B’Shevat and watching it grow. This board book is just right for little hands. Read More →

  • Dewey: [Fic]

It's Valentine's Day!

Preschool - Grade 1

Do you give valentines to your friends or family? Learn about the holiday of love and find out how people show their affection on this special day. Full-color photographs and carefully… Read More →

  • Lexile: 410
  • ATOS: 1.5
  • Dewey: 394.2618
Fall 2018

My Family Celebrates Day of the Dead

Kindergarten - Grade 2

Day of the Dead is a holiday when families celebrate their loved ones who have died. Learn all about the customs of this holiday with text feature questions. Extend learning with a… Read More →

  • Lexile: 500
  • Dewey: 394.266