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Christmas USA

3.13  ·  Rating Details ·  8 Ratings  ·  3 Reviews
Book by Lankford, Mary D.
Hardcover, 48 pages
Published October 1st 2006 by Collins (first published 2006)
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Jun 15, 2014 Qwendy rated it really liked it
In Christmas USA Mary Lankford chronicles for children five through eight the changing tide of American Christmas traditions, from the arrival of Europeans to the present. Christmas traditions of the Northeast, Southeast, Great Lakes, Mountain States, Plain States, Southwest, and Pacific States are briefly discussed, alongside Karen Dugan’s brilliant watercolors. Four pages describe White House Christmas practices, with miniature illustrations dispersed amongst the columns of text. The following ...more
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CHRISTMAS USA is more than just a book of facts. Although the author has broken up the United States into several parts--Northeast, Southeast, Great Lakes, Plains, Southwest, Mountain, and Pacific--this is a book perfect for children and adults alike, regardless of where in the USA you reside. Filled with such interesting facts as when Christmas trees became part of the US tradition, when Christmas was first declared a legal holiday, and which US Preside
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