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Author Rondina, Catherine.
Title Lighting our world : a year of celebrations / written by Catherine Rondina ; illustrated by Jacqui Oakley.
Pub Info Toronto ; Tonawanda, NY : Kids Can Press, c2012.
book jacket
 Marstons Mills-Children's  J 394.26 RON     AVAILABLE
Descript 32 p. : col. ill. ; 28 cm.
Audience NC1090L Lexile
Note Accelerated Reader LG 5.9 1 1 154694
Contents Calendars throughout history - January : Up Helly Aa, Iroquois Midwinter Ceremony - January/February : Chinese New Year, Sapporo Snow Festival - February/March : Las Fallas, Carnival - March/April : Nowruz, Holi - April : Walpurgis Night, Easter - May : Cinco de Mayo, Buddha's birthday - June : Inti Raymi, Saint-Jean-Baptiste Day - July : Let's celebrate! - July/August : Obon, Chung Yuan - September : Tet Trung Thu, Enkutatash - October/November : Diwali, Halloween - November : Ramadan, Guy Fawkes Day - December : Hanukkah, Christmas, Kwanzaa.
Summary People around the world use different forms of light to help them celebrate special occasions. Follow a year of celebrations as lanterns, candles, bonfires, and fireworks are used by different cultures to commemorate events in their lives.
Subject Festivals -- Juvenile literature.
Light -- Religious aspects -- Juvenile literature.
Candles and lights -- Juvenile literature.
Light -- Religious aspects.
Candles and lights.
Add Author Oakley, Jacqui, illustrator.
ISBN 9781554535941
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