Join the celebrations as a class full of kids discovers how cultures around the world observe the new year.
From Laos to Mexico, China to Scotland, Iran to Nicaragua, and more, A Year of Celebraciones follows the main character's continuing cultural education as she learns about how different kids and families she knows celebrate New Year's. Traditions include decorations, gifts, foods, and gatherings. This exciting tour of the globe will encourage kids to learn about how their own families ring in the end of the year and the beginning of the next, while discovering that there are so many ways to celebrate.
About the Author
Carrie Lara, PsyD, is a licensed clinical psychologist who has worked with a range of clients, from children and families to adults with severe mental illness. She is an award-winning children's book author whose books include the award winning Marvelous Maravilloso, The Heart of Mi Familia, and Out of the Fires. She lives in Sonoma County, CA with her family. Visit carriealara.com and @AuthorCarrieLara on Facebook and Instagram. Christine Battuz has illustrated over 60 children's books, including Marvelous Maravilloso, The Heart of Mi Familia, My Sister Beth's Pink Birthday, and Shy Spaghetti and Excited Eggs. Her work appears in educational books, magazines, toys, and toy packaging. She teaches art to adults and children of all ages. She lives in Bromont, Quebec. Visit her at mbArtists.com and illustrationquebec.com.