From the Series Bumba Books ® — It's a Holiday!
Do you like holidays? Learn all about how and why people celebrate different holidays.
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 photographs illustrate the beauty of the event, and carefully leveled text provides key facts. Age-appropriate critical thinking questions help readers delve more deeply into the information and understand what makes this holiday unique.
|Interest Level||Preschool - Grade 1|
|Category||5 Kinds of Nonfiction, 5KN: Traditional Nonfiction, Diverse Books: Celebrating Differences , Diversity, Holidays|
|Publisher||Lerner Publishing Group|
|Brand||Bumba Books ®|
|Imprint||Lerner Publications ™, LernerClassroom|
|Number of Pages||24|
|Reading Counts! Level||2.6|
|BISACS||JNF026090, JNF049330, JNF038020|
|Dimensions||9 x 9|
|Guided Reading Level||J|
|ATOS Reading Level||1.5|
|Accelerated Reader® Quiz||186773|
|Accelerated Reader® Points||0.5|
|Features||Charts/Graphs/Diagrams, Index, Photo glossary, Reviewed, Table of contents, Teaching Guides, and eSource|
“Each page of this book includes photographs exploding with the color and vibrancy that is a hallmark of the holiday [of Diwali].”—Booklist
Author: Richard Sebra
Richard Sebra is a children's book author and journalist. He and his wife live in Vista, California, where they enjoy cooking, surfing, and hiking with their dogs.
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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 critical thinking questions and a photo glossary help build nonfiction reading skills. View available downloads →