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By Susan Hughes   

Scholastic Canada Ltd | ISBN 9780439939232 Paperback
64 Pages | 6" x 9.01" | Ages 7 to 9

This book introduces children to six holidays from various cultures. From the reason why the holiday is celebrated to how it is observed, this book provides a close look at the important festivities that make our country so diverse. The holidays featured are: Christmas, Eid-ul-Fitr (marking the end of Ramadan), Diwali, Chanukah, Kwanzaa and Chinese New Year.

With so many festivals being celebrated throughout the country, this book will provide easy explanations to help children learn about various cultures — perfect for classroom use by teachers.