From the Set Our Holiday Symbols
This book introduces the origin of Halloween and the meaning behind jack-o-lanterns as well as other customs connected to this holiday. This book also discusses the cultivation and additional uses of pumpkins.
|Interest Level||Grade 1 - Grade 4|
|Reading Level||Grade 2|
|ATOS Reading Level||3.3|
|Guided Reading Level||M|
|Publisher||The Child's World, Inc.|
|Format||Reinforced book, Hosted ebook|
|Number of Pages||24, 24|
|Dimensions||8 x 9.5, 8 x 9.5|
Author: Kathryn Stevens
Kathryn Stevens is the pen name of Katherine Stevenson, a longtime book editor for The Child's World. For many years, Kathy has pursued a dual career in two areas of interest, publishing and archaeology. She has edited a number of series for The Child's World and is the author of ten books: five Countries: Faces and Places (Argentina, Cuba, France, Iraq, and The United States), two new Music Makers (Cellos, Stringed Instruments), two Holiday Symbols (Christmas Trees and Halloween Jack O'Lanterns), and one Naturebook (Fleas). She has an M.A. and a Ph.D. in Anthropology from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, with a specialty in archaeology and environmental sciences. Kathy lives with her husband and an elderly dog and divides her time between St. Paul, Minnesota, and La Crosse, Wisconsin, where she is active in archaeological research.