Series: Finding Out About Holidays

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Chinese New Year: A Time for Parades, Family, and Friends (Finding Out About Holidays) by Fay Robinson
Columbus Day: Celebrating a Famous Explorer (Finding Out About Holidays) by Elaine Landau
Earth Day: Keeping Our Planet Clean (Finding Out About Holidays) by Elaine Landau
Easter: Parades, Chocolates, and Celebration (Finding Out About Holidays) by Elaine Landau
Halloween-Costumes and Treats on All Hallows' Eve (Finding Out About Holidays) by Fay Robinson
Independence Day: Birthday of the United States (Finding Out About Holidays) by Elaine Landau
Juneteenth: A Day to Celebrate Freedom from Slavery (Finding Out about Holidays) by Angela Leeper
Mardi Gras: Parades, Costumes, and Parties (Finding Out About Holidays) by Elaine Landau
Presidents' Day: Honoring the Birthdays of Washington and Lincoln (Finding Out About Holidays) by Mary Dodson Wade
St. Patrick's Day: Parades, Shamrocks, and Leprechauns (Finding Out About Holidays) by Elaine Landau
Thanksgiving Day: A Time to Be Thankful (Finding Out About Holidays) by Elaine Landau
Valentine's Day: Candy, Love, and Hearts (Finding Out About Holidays) by Elaine Landau
Veterans Day: Remembering Our War Heroes (Finding Out about Holidays) by Elaine Landau

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