Diwali is the Hindu festival of lights that is celebrated every year. It is a religious holiday that lasts for five days, and is India's biggest and most important holiday. Readers will learn that Hindus celebrate this special day with fireworks, religious rituals, feasts and sweets, and much more. Complete with simple text and colorful photographs. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Abdo Kids Junior is an imprint of Abdo Kids, a division of ABDO.
|Interest Level||Preschool - Grade 2|
|BISACS||JNF026090, JNF049330, JNF052020|
|Genre||Beginning Readers, Nonfiction|
|Subject||History, Social Studies|
|Imprint||Abdo Kids Junior|
|Number of Pages||24|
|Title Format||Reinforced Library Bound Hardcovers, Anywhere eBooks|
|Dimensions||9.75 x 9|
|Guided Reading Level||D|
|ATOS Reading Level||1.0|
|ATOS Interest Level||LG|
|Accelerated Reader® Quiz||193254|
|Accelerated Reader® Points||0.5|
|Features||Glossary of key words, Index, Reviewed, and Table of contents|
|Online Resources||FREE! Abdo Kids Online|
Holidays – School Library Connection
Each book includes a brief explanation of the holiday covered with photographs to illuminate the text, a section which details “Signs of the holiday,” and online information with codes to access crafts, games, and videos.
Holidays – School Library Journal, Series Made Simple
A brief look at both religious and secular holidays. Bright white backgrounds with a succinct sentence on the left of each spread is illustrated with full color photographs that bleed over from the right page. Included at the end of each title is a code to use online to access crafts, games, and videos related to each holiday. A useful introductory series to circulate in public library early learning collections and in preschool settings.