- Introduces young readers to the origins of each holiday.
- Readers will learn about customs and traditions of each holiday and how it celebrated in other parts of the world (except for Martin Luther King, Jr. and Independence Day).
- Updated photographs
- All titles contain a calendar.
- Words You Know, index, glossary included.
Curriculum Standards: Grades K-4 Social Studies Standards
- People, societies, and cultures address needs and concerns in ways that are both similar and different
- Language, folktales, music, and art serve as expressions of culture
- Cultural unity and diversity can be identified within and across groups
Time, Continuity, and Change: II
- Accounts of past events, people, places, and situations contribute to our understanding of the past
Global Connections: IX
- Explore ways in which language, the arts, beliefs, etc. facilitate global understanding or lead to misunderstanding
This is a short book that describes how the Independence day is celebrated, as well as what was there the thirteen colonies were and talks about why the Revolutionary war occur. ...
My favorite part was when there were fireworks....