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- Introduces young readers to the origins of each holiday. - Readers will learn about customs and traditions of each holiday and how it celebrated in other parts of the world (except for Martin Luther King, Jr. and Independence Day). - Updated photographs - All titles contain a calendar. - Words You Know, index, glossary included. Curriculum Standards: Grades K-4 Social Studies Standards Culture: I - People, societies, and cultures address needs and concerns in ways that are both similar and different - Language, folktales, music, and art serve as expressions of culture - Cultural unity and diversity can be identified within and across groups Time, Continuity, and Change: II - Accounts of past events, people, places, and situations contribute to our understanding of the past Global Connections: IX - Explore ways in which language, the arts, beliefs, etc. facilitate global understanding or lead to misunderstanding