Cover image for Carnival
Title:
Carnival
Author:
Flanagan, Alice K.
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
Minneapolis, Minn. : Compass Point Books, [2004]

©2004
Physical Description:
32 pages : color illustrations ; 22 x 26 cm.
Language:
English
Program Information:
Accelerated Reader AR LG 4.5 0.5 71512.
ISBN:
9780756504786
Format :
Book

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Clearfield Library GT4180 .F53 2004 Juvenile Current Holiday Item Holiday
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Audubon Library GT4180 .F53 2004 Juvenile Non-Fiction Open Shelf
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Summary

Summary

All about the history of Carnival and Mardi Gras, and how the festivals are celebrated today in the United States, Brazil, the Caribbean, in Canada, and in Mexico.


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School Library Journal Review

K-Gr 4-This basic but thorough introduction pays special attention to Mardi Gras as celebrated in New Orleans, but the holiday's variants in Brazil, the Caribbean, Canada, and Mexico are also discussed. Complemented by festive drawings. (c) Copyright 2011. Library Journals LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Media Source, Inc. No redistribution permitted.


Table of Contents

How Did Carnival Begin?p. 6
What Is Mardi Gras?p. 10
Mardi Gras in the United Statesp. 13
The Mardi Gras Courirp. 16
Carnival in Brazilp. 18
Carnival in the Caribbeanp. 21
Mardi Gras in Canadap. 22
Carnaval in Mexicop. 23
Things You Might See During Carnivalp. 25
What You Can Do During Carnivalp. 29
Glossaryp. 30
Where You Can Learn More About Carnivalp. 31
Indexp. 32

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