Author: Lesli Koppelman Ross
Publisher: Jason Aronson, Incorporated
ISBN: 9781461627722
Release Date: 2000-10-01
Genre: Religion

This innovative how-to guide and reference book on the Jewish holidays provides a well-rounded foundation for both knowledge and action. Unlike many books of its kind, Celebrate! The Complete Jewish Holidays Handbook is nondenominational and comprehensive in approach. The author includes the historical development, religious importance, and personal significance of each Jewish holy day in a way that is useful to both beginners and those well versed in Jewish practice. The richness and depth of Jewish tradition, with a full range of information on why and how to celebrate, is presented in a lively, warm, and user-friendly manner.


Author: Julie Bisson
Publisher: Redleaf Press
ISBN: 9781605544540
Release Date: 2016-12-12
Genre: Education

Updated information and unbiased, developmentally appropriate strategies and activities to celebrate, rather than exclude, diversity, traditions, and holidays. Many programs are establishing a "no holiday" policy, but this book shows you how to celebrate and adhere to school policy. Among other topics, it includes evaluating holiday activities for appropriateness, addressing commercialism and stereotypes, involving families, and developing inclusive policies. Julie Bisson provides training on subjects ranging from culturally relevant and anti-bias curriculum to holiday curriculum. Louise Derman-Sparks has worked for over fifty years on issues of diversity, social justice, and activism in early childhood.


Author: Judith Gross
Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap
ISBN: 0448443007
Release Date: 2005-08
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

Introduces Shabbat, Rosh Hashanah, Yom Kippur, Sukkot, Simhat Torah, Hanukkah, Tu Bishva, Purim, Passover, and Shavuot.


Author: Cooking Club of America
ISBN: 1581591071
Release Date: 2000
Genre: Cooking


Publisher: Creative Pub International
ISBN: 0865731853
Release Date: 1999-01-01
Genre: Art

Presents step-by-step, illustrated instructions for approximately seventy crafts for New Year's Day, Valentine's Day, St. Patrick's Day, Passover, Easter, Mother's Day, Father's Day, Independence Day, Halloween, Thanksgiving, Hanukkah, and Christmas.


Author: Women of Faith,
Publisher: Thomas Nelson
ISBN: 9781418550509
Release Date: 2012-02-20
Genre: Religion

“...Be happy and full of joy, because the Lord has done a wonderful thing.” Joel 2:21 (NCV) What does it take to be happy? We spend so much of our lives waiting to be happy. When I meet Mr. Right . . . when the kids are grown . . . when I retire . . . What are you waiting for? Right here, right now, even in the midst of the challenges you face every day, there is so much to appreciate and enjoy. It’s a matter of perspective—knowing where (and how) to look for the blessings God has given us. Join us and start noticing the joys hiding in plain sight. You’ll find there’s plenty to celebrate! Through this study, women will discover the hidden joys in life no matter the circumstances, learn to live with an attitude of gratitude, and find the secrets to contentment and hope. Features: Twelve weeks of Bible study Questions for discussion Leader’s Guide included for leading your small group study


Author: Martin Hintz
Publisher: Capstone
ISBN: 1560653280
Release Date: 1996-01-01
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

Discusses the origins of Thanksgiving and how we celebrate the holiday.


Author: Brooks Whitney
Publisher: American Girl
ISBN: 1562476653
Release Date: 1998
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

Includes instructions for making crafts and decorations, directions for playing games, and ideas for preparing food to celebrate the holidays and other special times throughout a girl's year.

How and why Do Hindus Celebrate Divali

Author: Jean Mead
Publisher: Evans Brothers
ISBN: 9780237534127
Release Date: 2008-01-01
Genre: Divali

Illustrated with photographs and diagrams, this text is divided into easily digestible paragraphs, whilst highlighting key words. It includes suggestion boxes throughout that provide activities and tips for reader, whilst a spread at the back for teachers and parents give activity suggestions and advice on how to use the book with children.


Author: Eugene T. Sullivan
ISBN: 0912696176
Release Date: 1980-06-01
Genre: Cake decorating

Celebrate Martin Luther King Jr Day

Author: Laura S. Jeffrey
Publisher: Enslow Publishers, Inc.
ISBN: 076602492X
Release Date: 2006
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

Describes the accomplishments of Martin Luther King, Jr., explains why a holiday was declared in his name, and tells how people celebrate this holiday.

Celebrate People s History

Author: Josh MacPhee
Publisher: The Feminist Press at CUNY
ISBN: 1558616780
Release Date: 2010-11-09
Genre: Art

The best way to learn history is to visualize it! Since 1998, Josh MacPhee has commissioned and produced over one hundred posters by over eighty artists that pay tribute to revolution, racial justice, women's rights, queer liberation, labor struggles, and creative activism and organizing. Celebrate People's History! presents these essential moments—acts of resistance and great events in an often hidden history of human and civil rights struggles—as a visual tour through decades and across continents, from the perspective of some of the most interesting and socially engaged artists working today. Celebrate People's History includes artwork by Cristy Road, Swoon, Nicole Schulman, Christopher Cardinale, Sabrina Jones, Eric Drooker, Klutch, Carrie Moyer, Laura Whitehorn, Dan Berger, Ricardo Levins Morales, Chris Stain, and more.


Author: Sheila Lukins
Publisher: Workman Publishing
ISBN: 9780761172567
Release Date: 2003-11-24
Genre: Cooking

Time to celebrate! With one purpose only-to bring family and friends together-Sheila Lukins presents Celebrate!, a full-color extravaganza of a book with 46 festive menus, 350 foolproof, with-a-twist recipes in the Silver Palate style, 200 color photographs, and throughout, the passion that's made her one of America's most creative cooks and best-loved food writers. Here are menus to re-energize traditional holidays-for Thanksgiving serve Maple Ginger Turkey with a piquant Cornbread Chorizo Stuffing. Menus that will turn impromptu gatherings into yearly events--a hearty selection of bowl foods for Super Bowl Sunday, a red-white-and-blue menu for a Memorial Day barbecue, an easy weekday Cozy Dinner for Two. And menus that will inspire whole new reasons to throw a party--The Big Raise (featuring a Blushing Lobster Cocktail), When Spring Has Sprung, The First Summer Tomatoes, a Celebrate Morocco Dinner with Moorish Carrot Soup, Lamb Tagine, Orange Flower Sorbet. Celebrate! is a blueprint for joy, making any time the right time to celebrate and showing just how to pull it off.


Author: Alma Kennedy Bowen
Publisher: iUniverse
ISBN: 9781532020186
Release Date: 2017-04-27
Genre: Fiction

A major happening in Northeast Georgia in the early 1900s completely changed the future of the mountains. Bennie, a teenage mother, bravely decides to give up her familiar mountain home and move to the strange new town of Helen. She learns how the giant sawmill is operated and faces religious bigotry concerning her woods child. Bennie is beginning to like what Helen offers when her cousin is brutally murdered. She is adjusting to this last major change in her life when she learns that her childhood friend is in jail. Bennies daughter, Katherine, moves to Atlanta during the Great Depression. She searches for a way she can restore the mountains and lessen her mothers sadness, but a single woman cant do anything. Franklin Delano Roosevelt offers hope for the mountains, but its a wild idea. Celebrate shares the tale of single mothers search to find happiness for her special daughter within the confines of a sawmill town in Georgia at the beginning of the twentieth century. Alma Bowens intimate knowledge of the history of Georgias mountains and the ways of its people are reflected in Celebrate! Her book expertly weaves the rich history of the town of Helen throughout her storyline, relating the peoples strengths and frailties. Its a well-written must-read for anybody interested in a good story based on real history. Johnny Vardeman, long-time writer of Northeast Georgia history and retired executive editor of The Times of Gainesville.

How I Celebrate

Author: Pam Robson
Publisher: Millbrook Press
ISBN: 0761319522
Release Date: 2001-01-01
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

Describes the holidays and festivals of different faiths, cultures, and nations around the world.