HOLIDAY HISTORY: LUNAR NEW YEAR
Jump, Inc., Aug. 1, 2023
In this book, early fluent readers will learn about the history of Lunar New Year, including when, where, and who first celebrated it, its meaning, the traditions associated with it, including hanging red lanterns, having reunion dinners, and honoring ancestors, and how it is celebrated in different parts of China and the world today. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage young readers as they learn more about the history behind this popular holiday. A Take a Look! infographic introduces the twelve Chinese zodiac animals, sidebars present interesting, supplementary information, and an At a Glance recap offers a map and quick stats on the history of the holiday. Children can learn more about Lunar New Year using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Lunar New Year also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, a glossary, and an index. Lunar New Year is part of Jump!’s Holiday History series.