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Every month is a new year : celebrations around the world

Author: Marilyn Singer; Susan L Roth
Publisher: New York : Lee & Low Books Inc., [2017]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Poetry : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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"A collection of original poems about New Year celebrations throughout the year and around the world. Includes an introduction about worldwide New Year celebrations plus a map, information about calendars, New Year greetings in many languages, additional factual information about the celebrations, and author's sources"--
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Genre/Form: Poetry
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Marilyn Singer; Susan L Roth
ISBN: 9781620141625 1620141620
OCLC Number: 1038781805
Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 25 x 29 cm
Contents: Happy New Year! --
The year turns --
December: Midnight ball drop (New Year's Eve --
New York City, United States) --
December-January: First footing (Hogmanay --
Scotland) --
December-January: Two new years (Russian New Years --
Russia) --
February: Dragon dance (Chinese New Year --
Hong Kong, China) --
March: Thirteen days (Nowruz --
Iran) --
April: Washing the bad away (Songkran --
Thailand) --
May: New moon, new year (First Day of Muharram --
Jordan) --
June: Bringing together the earth and sky (Matariki --
New Zealand) --
June: The young sun rises (We Tripantu --
Chile) --
July: Smashing the pots (Wep Ronpet --
United States/Ancient Egypt) --
August: Nowruz, Navroze (Navroze --
India) --
September: Daisies (Enkutatash --
Ethiopia) --
October: Casting away sins (Rosh Hashanah --
United States) --
November: Festival of Lights (Diwali --
India) --
December: Fire is better (Año Viejo --
Ecuador) --
December: Las Doce Uvas Da La Suerte (Nochevieja --
Spain) --
Turning the year --
Calendars --
New Years greetings --
About the celebrations --
Glossary and pronunciation guide --
Author's sources.
Other Titles: Poems.
Responsibility: by Marilyn Singer ; collages by Susan L. Roth.

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"A collection of original poems about New Year celebrations throughout the year and around the world. Includes an introduction about worldwide New Year celebrations plus a map, information about calendars, New Year greetings in many languages, additional factual information about the celebrations, and author's sources"--

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