eBook Encyclopedia of Christmas and New Year’s Celebrations, 2nd Edition

  • Tanya Gulevich
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  • ISBN-10: 0780810929
  • ISBN-13: 9780780810921
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 1024 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2003 | Published/Released March 2009
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2003
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Over 240 Alphabetically Arranged Entries Covering Christmas, New Year’s, and Related Days of Observance, Including Folk and Religious Customs, History, Legends, and Symbols from Around the World. Supplemented by a Bibliography and Lists of Christmas Web Sites and Associations, as well as an Index.

The Encyclopedia of Christmas & New Year’s Celebrations offers teachers, students, parents, and librarians more than 1,000 pages of information about this joyous holiday season. The first edition was named an Outstanding Reference Source by the American Library Association. The second edition expands the popular title with new entries on American Christmas traditions, Christmas in other countries, New Year’s celebrations, and updates on previous entries.

This handy reference contains more than 240 entries ranging in length from about 100 words to well over 2,500 words. Each entry includes a list of books for further reading, and many entries list web sites that contain information on the topic.


"Librarians everywhere can breathe a sigh of relief-the encyclopedia to answer all of those Christmas questions is finally here." -School Library Journal

— School Library Journal