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Children's Holidays

CRRL has booklists, Web links, and All Fun articles to help you celebrate the holidays!

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CRRL Kids: Hardworking Reads CRRL Kids: Hardworking Reads

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These non-fiction works, children's novels, and picture books can help explain the meaning behind Labor Day.
These non-fiction works, children's novels, and picture books can help explain the meaning behind Labor Day.
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CRRL Kids: Grandparents Day CRRL Kids: Grandparents Day

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Stories that celebrate the special love between grandparents and grandchildren, perfect for Grandparents Day.
Stories that celebrate the special love between grandparents and grandchildren, perfect for Grandparents Day.
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CRRL Kids: Rosh Hashanah & Yom Kippur CRRL Kids: Rosh Hashanah & Yom Kippur

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These books have stories that tell about celebrations for Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year, and Yom Kippur, the Day of Atonement.
These books have stories that tell about celebrations for Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year, and Yom Kippur, the Day of Atonement.
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A Celebration of Scarecrows A Celebration of Scarecrows

By Virginia
Read fun stories and interesting facts about scarecrows and have a scarecrow party - perfect for harvest time.
Read fun stories and interesting facts about scarecrows and have a scarecrow party - perfect for harvest time.
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Columbus Day: A Day of Discovery Columbus Day: A Day of Discovery

By Virginia
Take some time to learn about the world as it was in the Age of Discovery.
Take some time to learn about the world as it was in the Age of Discovery.
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CRRL Kids: Diwali, Festival of Lights CRRL Kids: Diwali, Festival of Lights

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Learn more about Diwali, a Hindu celebration of Light, through these helpful books in the catalog.
Learn more about Diwali, a Hindu celebration of Light, through these helpful books in the catalog.
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Diwali: Festival of Lights Diwali: Festival of Lights

By Meg
Diwali, or Dipawali, is Hinduism's biggest and most important holiday of the year.
Diwali, or Dipawali, is Hinduism's biggest and most important holiday of the year.
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Haunting Halloween History Haunting Halloween History

By Crrlstaff
October 31st: a night for spooks, shrieks, and overall thrills. Monsters, witches, ghosts, pumpkins - where did they all come from?
October 31st: a night for spooks, shrieks, and overall thrills. Monsters, witches, ghosts, pumpkins - where did they all come from?
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CRRL Kids: Halloween Fun CRRL Kids: Halloween Fun

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Get ready for some spooky good times! We found lots of games to play, stories to share, crafts and recipes beyond compare.
Get ready for some spooky good times! We found lots of games to play, stories to share, crafts and recipes beyond compare.
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CRRL Kids: Dia de Muertos CRRL Kids: Dia de Muertos

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The dead are beloved and remembered in Mexico, especially on November 1 and 2.
The dead are beloved and remembered in Mexico, especially on November 1 and 2.
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CRRL Kids: On the Homefront CRRL Kids: On the Homefront

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These books help children understand wartime and what they can do at home to support their loved ones.
These books help children understand wartime and what they can do at home to support their loved ones.
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An American Thanksgiving An American Thanksgiving

By Crrlstaff
Today Thanksgiving has come to be a time for families to get together to share food and fellowship.
Today Thanksgiving has come to be a time for families to get together to share food and fellowship.
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Create a Cornucopia Create a Cornucopia

By Virginia
Brimming with the fruits of the harvest, the cornucopia has become an important symbol of American Thanksgiving.
Brimming with the fruits of the harvest, the cornucopia has become an important symbol of American Thanksgiving.
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CRRL Kids: Thanksgiving Stories &… CRRL Kids: Thanksgiving Stories &…

recommended by CRRL_VirginiaJ
Books to help your family enjoy this meaningful holiday all the more. Includes history, stories, and crafts.
Books to help your family enjoy this meaningful holiday all the more. Includes history, stories, and crafts.
A photo of Mars' terrain as taken by Viking Lander 1 on February 11, 1978.
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November 28 Is Red Planet Day November 28 Is Red Planet Day

By Virginia
Red Planet Day commemorates the launch of the Spacecraft Mariner 4 on November 28, 1964, which sent us the first close-up photos of Mars.
Red Planet Day commemorates the launch of the Spacecraft Mariner 4 on November 28, 1964, which sent us the first close-up photos of Mars.
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