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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 about the seven principles of Kwanzaa and the ways that AfricanAmerican families celebrate the holiday. The Swahili words are presented phonetically in the teXt and then are part of the picture list entitled "Words You Know." There is an indeX. 2000, Grolier, $19.00 and $5.95. Ages 5 to 7. Reviewer: Marilyn Courtot <%ISBN%> 0516222074

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780516222073
Publisher:
Scholastic Library Publishing
Publication date:
06/28/2006
Series:
Rookie Read-about Holidays Series
Pages:
32
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 7.36(h) x 0.30(d)
Lexile:
410L (what's this?)
Age Range:
6 - 7 Years

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