Come and Join Us!: 18 Holidays Celebrated All Year Long
Meet kids who share how they celebrate holidays all year long—perfect for discussions about de-centering winter holidays!
Who says the holidays only happen in the winter? Every day’s a holiday when you live in a world as diverse as ours! From Juneteenth to Vesak, and Yom Kippur to Día de las Muertos, the festivities never end.
Come and join us and learn about eighteen holidays celebrated by a diverse group of children in this inviting and joyful picture book written by renowned antibias and antiracist educator, Liz Kleinrock of Teach and Transform, with vibrant illustrations by Chaaya Prabhat.
This book is useful for discussing holidays in the classroom and can be an enjoyable resource for making sure no one holiday is more valued than the other.
Holidays featured include: Seollal, Holi, Nowruz, Passover, Vaisakhi, Vesak, Juneteenth, Homecoming, Onam, Obon, Rosh Hashanah & Yom Kippur, Makahiki, Día de los Muertos, Diwali, Kwanzaa, Ramadan & Eid al-Fitr
Praise for Come and Join Us!: 18 Holidays Celebrated All Year Long
“A beautiful book meant to be shared and inspire discussion.” — School Library Journal (starred review)
“Prabhat brings each holiday to life with beautiful, vibrant illustrations that capture important cultural details like clothing, food, and decorations. An important read to support equity in discussions around holidays.” — Kirkus Reviews