Mardi Gras

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Easy-to-read text paired with colorful photos and informative captions introduces readers to a lively holiday, Mardi Gras. Readers will learn the story of Mardi Gras, its connection with the Christian holidays Lent and Easter, and how it spread to the United States with the arrival of French explorers in New Orleans. Traditions including costumed balls and large feasts are discussed, as well as modern customs such as parades, beads, and king cake. Features include table of contents, glossary with phonetic spellings, and index.

Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.

Buddy Books is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.

Interest Level Grade 2 - Grade 5
Reading Level Grade 3
BISACS JNF026080, JNF052020
Genre Nonfiction
Subject Social Studies
Copyright 2014
Division Abdo Publishing
Imprint Buddy Books
Language English
Number of Pages 24
Season 2014-01-01
ISBN 9781624031861, 9781629680705
Title Format Reinforced Library Bound Hardcovers, Anywhere eBooks
Graphics Full-color photographs
Dimensions 7.5 x 8.75
Lexile 660
Guided Reading Level O
ATOS Reading Level 3.8
ATOS Interest Level LG
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 165019
Accelerated Reader® Points 0.5
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Author: Julie Murray