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Thanksgiving & other festivals of the harvest / Betsy Richardson.

Richardson, Betsy, (author.).

Available copies

  • 2 of 2 copies available at NC Cardinal.

Current holds

0 current holds with 2 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Albert Carlton - Cashiers Community Library YA 394.264 R (Text) 39493108428014 Young Adult New Nonfiction Available -
Lewisville Branch YA394.264 R (Text) 0112521784324 Young Adult Nonfiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781422241523
  • ISBN: 1422241521
  • Physical Description: 112 pages ; 24 cm.
  • Publisher: Broomall, PA : Mason Crest, [2019]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Thanksgiving & other festivals of the harvest -- Origins of harvest rites and festivals -- Origins and celebrations of the Yam and Moon Festivals -- Origins and celebrations of the Midsummer's Day, Sukkot, and other harvest festivals -- Origins and celebrations of Thanksgiving -- Celebrating in Africa -- Celebrating in Asia -- Celebrating in Europe -- Celebrating in Latin America and the Caribbean -- Celebrating in the Middle East -- Celebrating in North America.
Summary, etc.:
"This series explores the meanings and celebrations of holidays across religions and cultures around the world. It groups the holidays into volumes according to theme or by their common human experience. Each volume introduces readers to the origins, history, and common practices associated with the holidays before embarking on a worldwide tour that shows the regional variations and distinctive celebrations within specific countries. The reader will learn how these holidays started, what they mean to thepeople who celebrate them, and how different cultures celebrate them"-- Provided by publisher.
Target Audience Note:
Age 12+.
Grade 7 to 8.
Subject: Thanksgiving Day > Juvenile literature.
Harvest festivals > Juvenile literature.

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