Celebrate Diwali With Sweets, Lights, and Fireworks by Deborah Heiligman
  

Celebrate Diwali With Sweets, Lights, and Fireworks

Written by Deborah Heiligman
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Celebrate Diwali With Sweets, Lights, and Fireworks by Deborah Heiligman

Beautiful, dynamic photographs and brief, lively tect introduce readers to the joyous holiday of Diwali, evoking the celebrations of HINDUS, Sikhs and Jains around he world. In Deborah Heiligman's inviting global odyssey of the Hindu holiday we learn that Diwali celebrates the triumph of good over evil, and of light and darkness. Although celebrated differently in different places, Diwali is universally viewed as a time of great joy, celebrated with fireworks, sweets and gifts. Celebrate Diwali brings to life the holiday's traditions, food, and celebration rituals. The informative back matter includes Diwali recopies, a glossary, a Diwali card game, a map, and a resource list of books and Websites. Also included is a note to parents and teachers form the book's consultant, Dr. Vasudha Narayanan.

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These titles balance historical perspective with contemporary cultural significance in describing the holidays...These visually appealing volumes would update any multicultural or holiday collection. --School Library Journal

About the Author

Deborah Heiligman is the award-winning author of 15 children's books. She specializes in simplifying complex subjects for young people, particularly in the areas of science and social studies. She lives in New York City. From the Hardcover edition.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
32 pages

Author

Deborah Heiligman
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Publisher

National Geographic Kids

Publication date

9th September 2008

ISBN

9781426302916


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