Celebrating Mother's Day

Celebrating Holidays
  • Interest Level: Kindergarten - Grade 3
  • Reading Level: Grade 2

The second Sunday in May is a time to celebrate mothers and all those who are like mothers. This book discusses the origins of Mother's Day and explains how songs, poems, and food can prove useful in showing our appreciation for mothers, stepmothers, aunts, grandmothers, and sisters. Additional features to aid comprehension include activities and poetry, informative sidebars, a table of contents, a phonetic glossary, sources for further research, an index, and an introduction to the author and illustrator.

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Interest Level Kindergarten - Grade 3
Reading Level Grade 2
Genre Nonfiction
Category Social Studies
Copyright 2022
Publisher The Child's World, Inc.
Language English
Number of Pages 32
Publication Date 2021-08-01
BISACS JNF026090, JNF026080, JNF026000
Dewey 394.2628
Graphics Full-color illustrations
Dimensions 9.5 x 8
Lexile 510
Guided Reading Level M
Features Activities for further learning, Author/Illustrator biography, Educational front/back matter, Glossary of key words, Index, Informative sidebars, Phonetics, Photo captions, Reviewed, Sources for further research, Suggested websites, and Table of contents
Online Resources


  • Happy Mother’s Day!
  • Celebrating Motherhood
  • A Sunday for Mothers
  • How Did Mother’s Day Begin?
  • How Do We Celebrate?
  • Presidents and Their Mothers
  • Mother’s Day Around the World
  • Poetry Corner
  • Showing Our Love on Mother’s Day
  • Making French Toast
  • Making a Mother’s Day Gift Box
  • Glossary
  • Learn More
  • Index
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: R.W. Alley

Reviews

A noteworthy review of Celebrating Holidays from School Library Journal on November 1, 2021

This series captures the sights and sounds of holidays around the world. Young readers are introduced to new holidays and learn the histories of familiar celebrations. Each title reproduces the excitement with descriptive language and engaging illustrations. Modern-day practices are… View →