Eight year-old Magid wants to fast for Ramadan, but his family believes he is too young. Determined to follow in his older sister's footsteps, he decides to fast secretly. What will happen when his family finds out?
Martin's Big Words: The Life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
by Doreen Rappaport
Young Martin Luther King vowed to find "big words" that would inspire and lead like his father. Through the use of striking collage work and quotations, Martin Luther King's work comes to life in this award-winning children's book.
Max doesn't really want to hunt for Easter eggs in order to win a big chocolate chicken with his big sister. He would rather just eat the scrumptious treat. Share this silly story with your child and find out how he manages to steal the coveted prize.
This non-fiction book, which is part of the Holiday Histories Series, explains the story of how the Memorial Day holiday was founded. Other titles in the series include Labor Day, Presidents' Day and Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.
Molly does not like her new school in America. Her classmates laugh at her Russian accent and tease her because she has never heard of Thanksgiving. Beginning readers will cheer for Molly as she helps her classmates learn the true meaning of Thanksgiving.
Owen receives an Easter basket full of his favorites treats--gumdrops, buttercream eggs, and a big chocolate bunny. He also receives a little marshmallow chick that he loves too much to eat. Your child will enjoy the bright pictures and simple, repetitive text of this holiday favorite.
Pablo Remembers: The Fiesta of the Day of the Dead
by George Ancona
The author describes how families prepare for El Dia de Los Muertos, the Day of the Dead in Mexican culture. Bright and colorful photographs show how food is prepared, marigolds are gathered and ancestors are honored and remembered on this special holiday.
You'll find stories, recipes, crafts, and songs to add to your Passover celebration with this book. As Pearl and her family prepare for the holiday, they share many of their favorite stories and traditions.
Phoebe can't wait to march in the Fourth of July parade as a Peewee Majorette. When she throws her baton too high, it lands in the crowd with her brothers. Will she continue with the parade or hide in embarrassment?