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|What do you celebrate? : holidays and festivals around the world|
Author: Stewart, Whitney
Experience fourteen different countries through the incredible celebrations that each has to offer.
Kirkus Reviews (-) (01/15/19)
Full Text Reviews:
Booklist - 06/01/2019 Appreciators of multiculturalism will welcome this new addition to the existing corpus of books about global celebrations. What Do You Celebrate? includes some old favorites, like Chinese New Year and the Fourth of July, as well as some lesser-known traditions, such as Hanami and Guy Fawkes Day. The book is organized chronologically and takes readers across continents, month by month. Each celebration is given a two-page spread that includes a brightly colored illustration, an explication, photographs of people or salient objects, an inset with vocabulary words, and instructions for how to make, cook, or organize something essential to the celebration. In Bhutan, for example, children play a game called “degor” on Dagpai Losar (New Year), and a popular Halloween game in Ireland is “snap apple” that readers will be eager to try out. There’s lots to like in this book that should be enjoyed for its cultural contributions, with a caveat against essentialist tendencies. Consider pairing with Every Month is a New Year (2018), by Marilyn Singer. - Copyright 2019 Booklist.