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Light a lantern in Taiwan. Paint your face in Mexico. Celebrate festivals around the world with this exciting new series. Easy-to-read text and colorful photographs introduce young readers to the nonfiction format, while a diagram and picture glossary reinforce new ideas.
Number of books in the series: 5

ISBN :  600129

List Price :  $128.25

Library Price :   $89.75

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Series Festivals
Reading Level Kindergarten
Interest Level K-3
ATOS 1.0 or lower
Lexile 260L-310L
Guided Reading Level F
Copyright Year 2017
Dewey 200s & 300s
ISBN 600129
Author Rebecca Pettiford
Artwork Photography
Publisher Jump!
Imprint Bullfrog Books
AR Quiz Yes
Review Source School Library Journal
Pages 24
Trim Size 7.75" x 7.75"
Book Format Hardcover
Reading Counts Points No

School Library Journal, April 2017
Readers are made to feel a part of the story in this collection that uses variations of “we.” Text introduces each festival, describing historical background and religious and cultural roots in just a few sentences, followed by several examples of how it is celebrated. Pages generally have one or two short sentences, and the large color photos, most of which feature children participating in related activities, are the set’s best feature. A concluding page contains photos of each festival’s symbols or celebratory items along with a picture glossary. These books are attractive and compelling enough to draw an audience, and compare favorably with many well-written, recently published works on similar topics. VERDICT A fine supplementary option for new or replacement purchase.