Every Month's A New Year

byMARILYN SINGERIllustratorSusan L. Roth

May 15, 2017|
Every Month's A New Year by MARILYN SINGER
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Around the world, people celebrate the start of the new year at midnight when December 31 becomes January 1. But not everyone celebrates on this date. In fact, during every month of the year, some group of people in some part of the world is celebrating the new year. Chinese New Year is celebrated in January or February. Nowruz, the Iranian New Year, is celebrated on March 21. Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year, is celebrated in September or October. Diwali, celebrated in parts of India, falls in October or November. All these celebrations, and many others, have unique traditions and festivities that people observe.
Acclaimed poet Marilyn Singer has created a lively collection of poems that pay tribute to several of these fascinating festivities, some well—known and some lesser—known. Together with Susan L. Roth's vibrant collage illustrations, we are taken on a whirlwind international tour of these diverse celebrations — enough to fill a twelve—month calendar, and more.

MARILYN SINGER is the author of more than one hundred children's and young adult books in a variety of genres, including many poetry collections. Singer was the 2015 winner of the NCTE Excellence in Poetry for Children Award. Honors her books have won include the Lee Bennett Hopkins Poetry Award Honor, Parents' Choice Award, Ch...
Title:Every Month's A New Year
Format:Picture Books
Product dimensions:48 pages, 11 X 9.25 X 0.3 in
Shipping dimensions:48 pages, 11 X 9.25 X 0.3 in
Published:May 15, 2017
Publisher:Lee & Low Books
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781620141625

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