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Author Singer, Marilyn, author.
Title Every month is a new year : celebrations around the world / poems by Marilyn Singer ; collages by Susan L. Roth.
Pub Info New York : Lee & Low Books Inc., [2018]
book jacket
 Brooks(Harwich)-Children  J 811 SIN     AVAILABLE
 Chatham-Children's Coll.  J 811 Sin     AVAILABLE
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Edition First edition.
Descript 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations, map ; 25 x 29 cm
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Summary "A collection of original poems about New Year celebrations throughout the year and around the world. Includes an introduction about worldwide New Year celebrations plus a map, information about calendars, New Year greetings in many languages, additional factual information about the celebrations, and author's sources"-- Provided by publisher.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (page [50]).
Contents Happy New Year! -- The year turns -- December: Midnight ball drop (New Year's Eve - New York City, United States) -- December-January: First footing (Hogmanay - Scotland) -- December-January: Two new years (Russian New Years - Russia) -- February: Dragon dance (Chinese New Year - Hong Kong, China) -- March: Thirteen days (Nowruz - Iran) -- April: Washing the bad away (Songkran - Thailand) -- May: New moon, new year (First Day of Muharram - Jordan) -- June: Bringing together the earth and sky (Matariki - New Zealand) -- June: The young sun rises (We Tripantu - Chile) -- July: Smashing the pots (Wep Ronpet - United States/Ancient Egypt) -- August: Nowruz, Navroze (Navroze - India) -- September: Daisies (Enkutatash - Ethiopia) -- October: Casting away sins (Rosh Hashanah - United States) -- November: Festival of Lights (Diwali - India) -- December: Fire is better (Año Viejo - Ecuador) -- December: Las Doce Uvas Da La Suerte (Nochevieja - Spain) -- Turning the year -- Calendars -- New Years greetings -- About the celebrations -- Glossary and pronunciation guide -- Author's sources.
Subject New Year -- Juvenile poetry.
Holidays -- Juvenile poetry.
New Year -- Poetry.
Holidays -- Poetry.
Children's poetry, American.
JUVENILE NONFICTION / Holidays & Celebrations.
Genre Poetry.
Picture books.
Add Author Roth, Susan L., illustrator.
Add Title Poems. Selections
Alt Title Celebrations around the world
ISBN 9781620141625 (hardback ; acid-free paper)
1620141620 (hardback ; acid-free paper)
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