BN.com Gift Guide

Celebrating

Overview

What do people celebrate in different parts of the world? A winning soccer game? Holidays or birthdays?

Explores the importance of celebrating to people all over the world.

Read More Show Less
... See more details below
Other sellers (Paperback)
  • All (11) from $1.99   
  • New (4) from $4.82   
  • Used (7) from $1.99   
Note: Kids' Club Eligible. See More Details.
Sending request ...

Overview

What do people celebrate in different parts of the world? A winning soccer game? Holidays or birthdays?

Explores the importance of celebrating to people all over the world.

Read More Show Less

Editorial Reviews

Children's Literature - Carolyn Mott Ford
Happy, smiling faces appear on almost every page of this book, which is part of the "Small World" series. The photographs from various sources show the reader how occasions large and small are celebrated around the world. The back of the book offers suggestions for adults on involving children in discussions and plans for upcoming events. The text contained in the body of the book is short and simple, but there are also two pages in the back containing additional information about each picture. One photo shows kids in Alaska smiling in the snow while another shows people in India with colored powder on their heads at the Holi festival celebrating the end of winter. One little girl in Oregon smiles after winning a blue ribbon in a local parade while three friends in Nebraska celebrate just being together. The message, that the little moments in life as well as the momentous, should be celebrated, is lovely and worth accenting for children.
Read More Show Less

Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781575053721
  • Publisher: National Geographic School Pub
  • Publication date: 4/28/1999
  • Series: Small World Series
  • Pages: 24
  • Age range: 3 - 7 Years
  • Lexile: 90L (what's this?)
  • Product dimensions: 7.90 (w) x 6.80 (h) x 0.10 (d)

Meet the Author

Dr. Short is a division director at the Center for Applied Linguistics (CAL) in Washington, D.C. She has worked as a teacher, trainer, researcher, and curriculum/materials developer. Her work at CAL has concentrated on the integration of language learning with content-area instruction. Through several national projects, she has conducted research and provided professional development and technical assistance to local and state education agencies across the United States. She directed the ESL Standards and Assessment Project for TESOL and co-developed the SIOP model for sheltered instruction.

Dr. Tinajero specializes in staff development and school-university partnership programs and has consulted with school districts in the U.S. to design ESL, bilingual, literacy, and bi-literacy programs. She has served on state and national advisory committees for standards development, including the English as a New Language Advisory Panel of the National Board of Professional Teaching Standards and the Texas Reading Academies. She is currently professor of Education and Interim Dean of the College of Education at the University of Texas at El Paso and was President of the National Association for Bilingual Education, 1997-2000.

Dr. Schifini assists schools across the nation and around the world in developing comprehensive language and literacy programs for English learners. He has worked as an ESL teacher, reading specialist, school administrator and university professor. Through an arrangement with California State Polytechnic University at Pomona, Dr. Schifini currently serves as program consultant to two large teacher-training efforts in the area of reading for second language speakers of English. His research interests include early literacy and language development and the integration of language and content-area instruction.

Read More Show Less

Customer Reviews

Be the first to write a review
( 0 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star

(0)

4 Star

(0)

3 Star

(0)

2 Star

(0)

1 Star

(0)

Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Noble.com Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & Noble.com that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & Noble.com does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at BN.com or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation

Reminder:

  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & Noble.com and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Noble.com Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & Noble.com reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & Noble.com also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on BN.com. It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

 
Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously

    If you find inappropriate content, please report it to Barnes & Noble
    Why is this product inappropriate?
    Comments (optional)