New Arrivals · Holiday Materials

August 12, 2014
These titles were recently added to the collection of the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.

The Fourth of July encyclopedia

August 11, 2014
Heintze, James R., author.
©2007
vi, 354 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm.
Reprint of the illustated case bound edition first published in 2007.
"This is the first comprehensive reference work on America's Independence Day. Bringing attention to persons, places, and events of historical significance, the book focuses on the Fourth of July as it has been commemorated over the span of more than two centuries, starting with the first celebrations: public readings of the Declaration of Independence"--Provided by publisher.

Peace on earth : a Christmas collection

October 17, 2013
Engelbreit, Mary.
Grand Rapids, Mich. : Zonderkidz, c2013.
1 v. (unpaged) : chiefly col. ill. ; 29 cm.

Chicken soup for the soul : it's Christmas! : 101 joyful stories about the love, fun, and wonder of the holidays

October 14, 2013
Cos Cob, CT : Chicken Soup for the Soul Publishing, ©2013.
ix, 399 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm

Cinco de Mayo

June 27, 2013
Wade, Mary Dodson.
New York : Children's Press, c2003.
31 p. : col. ill. ; 19 cm.
Introduces young readers to the traditions and festivities of Cinco de Mayo.

Celebrations around the world.

June 18, 2013
Gregory, Helen
North Mankato, MN : Capstone Press, 2013.
20 p. : col. ill. ; 18 cm.
A multicultural look at international holidays.

Emma's Easter

January 18, 2013
Bullard, Lisa.
Minneapolis : Millbrook Press, c2012.
24 p. : col. ill. ; 26 cm.
Includes index.
Getting ready -- Easter morning -- A church holiday -- Where's that egg? -- Make your own Easter flowers.
Explains the significance of the holiday, discussing getting ready for the day, customs, and foods.

The Halloween encyclopedia

March 1, 2012
Morton, Lisa, 1958-
Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., c2011.
vii, 255 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.
"Published in 2003, The Halloween Encyclopedia was the first encyclopedic reference on the cultural phenomenon known as Halloween. The book also deals with related holidays. Updated to 2010, this second edition includes more than 50 new entries. Many existing entries have been expanded and revised. Also featured are more than a dozen new illustrations, and an expanded bibliography"--Provided by publisher.
"Published in 2003, The Halloween Encyclopedia was the first encyclopedic reference on the cultural phenomenon known as Halloween. The book also deals with related holidays. Updated to 2010, this second edition includes more than 50 new entries. Many existing entries have been expanded and revised. Also featured are more than a dozen new illustrations, and an expanded bibliography"--Provided by publisher.

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