Holidays are special times of celebration and tradition all over the world. People celebrate these holidays in a variety of fascinating ways. The World Traditions series explores the history and meaning of important holidays and shares many examples of how they are celebrated in different cultures. Each book features a representative song or story and a hands-on project to help readers celebrate. Additional features to aid comprehension include primary-source text, a table of contents, a phonetic glossary, informative sidebars, sources for further research, an index, and an introduction to the author.