It's party time! -- Day of the dead -- Festima -- Chinese New Year -- Carnival -- Loy Krathong -- La tomatina -- Holi -- Obon.
Includes bibliographical references (page 23) and index.
It's time to party with people around the world! Readers will want to celebrate with the fascinating, diverse peoples featured in this culturally enriching book. D a de los Muertos in Latin America, Festima in West Africa, Loy Krathong in Southeast Asia, and Japan s Obon are just some of the festivals featured. Important vocabulary and cultural concepts are stressed in the accessible text, while striking photographs highlight important associated events. Full-Color Photographs, Further Information Section, Glossary, Index, Websites.