From the Set Holidays and Celebrations
Legends of ghosts, goblins, and ghouls fill the air, and excited trick-or-treaters scurry from house to house hoping to fill their bags with sweet goodies. Halloween is among America's most treasured childhood holidays. This book traces the origins of Halloween and explains the old and new traditions associated with October 31.
|Interest Level||Kindergarten - Grade 3|
|Reading Level||Grade 2|
|ATOS Reading Level||3.7|
|Guided Reading Level||O|
|Publisher||The Child's World, Inc.|
|Number of Pages||32|
|Dimensions||9.5 x 8|
Author: Ann Heinrichs
Ann Heinrichs grew up in Fort Smith, Arkansas. She began playing the piano at age three and thought she would grow up to be a pianist. Instead, she became a writer. She is the author of more than 200 books for children and young adults on Asian, African, and U.S. history and cultures, as well as grammar and natural history subjects. Ann has also written numerous newspaper, magazine, and encyclopedia articles. Ann has traveled to the Middle East, Asia, and Europe, and now lives in Chicago, IL.
Illustrator: Teri Weidner
Teri Weidner grew up in Fairport, New York, where she spent much of her free time drawing horses and other animals. Today, she is delighted to have a career illustrating books for children. She lives in Portsmouth, New Hampshire with her husband Chris, their son Nick, and a menagerie of pets.