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by David F. Marx, Katharine A. Kane (Other)

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Children's Literature
Many teachers and librarians are familiar with the "Rookie Reader" books. They contain engaging stories and offer kids a chance to move quickly through several levels of independent reading. A new series in this collection introduces early elementary readers to siX holidays. The pattern in each book is the same. The opening sentence asks the reader if he or she celebrates the featured holiday. This is followed by a brief history of the holiday and information about the way that it is currently celebrated accompanied by fullcolor illustrations. In this title, readers learn that Christmas is a religious holiday celebrated by Christiansone that emphasizes the importance of family and friends and sharing with others. The book closes with a picture list entitled "Words You Know" that reiterates sections of the teXt and an indeX. 2000, Grolier, $19.00 and $5.95. Ages 4 to 7. Reviewer: Marilyn Courtot <%ISBN%> 0516221752

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Scholastic Library Publishing
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Rookie Read-about Holidays Series
Product dimensions:
5.89(w) x 7.05(h) x 0.10(d)
Age Range:
6 - 7 Years

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