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Author Singh, Rina, 1955- author.

Title Diwali : festival of lights / Rina Singh.

Publication Info. Victoria, British Columbia : Orca Book Publishers, 2016.


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 Bourbonnais PL Juvenile Holiday - BDBB-2  J 294.5 SIN    AVAILABLE
 Moline PL Juvenile Non-Fiction - MPLG-6  J 294.536 SIN    AVAILABLE
 New Lenox PL Juvenile Non-Fiction - NLBB-1  J 294.5 SIN    AVAILABLE
 Sycamore PL Children 1st Floor - SYLY-12  J 294.5 SIN    AVAILABLE
Description 93 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 24 cm.
text txt rdacontent
still image sti rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Series Orca origins
Orca origins.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents What is Diwali? -- The Hindu legends of Diwali -- Rama's legend -- Krishna's legend -- Lakshmi's legend -- The days of Diwali -- Hindu Diwali-- Sikh Diwali -- Jain Diwali -- Aditya's story -- The history of Indian immigration -- Coming to North America -- United States -- Canada -- The Komagata Maru -- After the Komagata Maru incident -- Swati's story -- Nimrat's story -- The evolution of Diwali -- The changing face of Diwali in India - Mithai gets a makeover -- Widows celebrate Diwali -- Diwali in North America now -- Mitra's story -- Sapna's story -- Diwali around the world -- Diwali in India -- Jaipur -- Varanasi -- West Bengal and Assam -- Goa -- Diwali in the slums of Mumbai -- Kerala -- Diwali outside India -- Nepal -- Great Britain -- Singapore -- Thailand -- South Africa -- Suriname -- Trinidad -- A final word from the author.
Data Quality Includes bibliographical references and index.
Audience 1080 Lexile.
Form Issued also in electronic formats.
Summary Fireworks, food and family. Diwali reminds us that light will always prevail over darkness through the retelling of the legends of Rama, Krishna and Lakshmi in the biggest and brightest of all Indian festivals.
Language Text in English.
Subject Divali -- Juvenile literature.
Divali. (OCoLC)fst00895678
Genre/Form Juvenile works. (OCoLC)fst01411637
Other Form: Singh, Rina, 1955-, author. Diwali. Orca origins (CaOONL)20169005003
ISBN 9781459810075 (bound)
1459810074 (bound)

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