A New Beginning: Celebrating the Spring Equinox

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Puffin Books #ad - Teachers will appreciate the simple science, the multicultural history, and the hands-on activities in this book. The spring equinox signals the time of year when the days are getting longer, the growing season has begun, and animals give birth to their young. Parents and librarians will enjoy sharing it with children at Easter and Passover time.

With accessible, lyrical prose and vibrant illustrations, this book explains the science behind spring and shows how the annual ?rebirth? of Earth has been celebrated by various cultures throughout the ages and the world.

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We Gather Together: Celebrating the Harvest Season

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Puffin Books #ad - It marks the end of summer and the beginning of longer nights and shorter days. For many cultures around the world, the fall equinox represents a time to celebrate the harvest and begin collecting and storing crops. Looking at both the science of weather and the history of how the fall equinox has been celebrated by various cultures throughout the world, this book will inspire a new understanding of autumn and the harvest season.

Science activities, ideas for celebrating the fall equinox, and further reading list included! Puffin. What is the fall equinox? The official start of the harvest season, it occurs around September 21 each year.

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The Shortest Day: Celebrating the Winter Solstice

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Puffin Books #ad - Puffin. Pfeffer uses an easy, comfortable tone for conveying the basic information, and the end pages will provide additional opportunities for would-be astronomers to explore the principles on their own. School library journalsimple science activities, ideas for celebrating the day in school and at home, and a further-reading list are included.

While appealing to a younger audience, 1994 and the activities of Sandra Markle's Exploring Winter Atheneum, this treatment combines the cultural approach of Ellen Jackson's The Winter Solstice Millbrook, 1984; o. P. Over time, they realized that one day each year the sun started moving toward them again.

Puffin. Long ago, people grew afraid when each day had fewer hours of sunshine than the day before. In lyrical prose and cozy illustrations, this book explains what the winter solstice is and how it has been observed by various cultures throughout history. Many contemporary holiday traditions were borrowed from ancient solstice celebrations.

The Shortest Day: Celebrating the Winter Solstice #ad - Using clear, pfeffer discusses important ideas behind the shortest day of the year, concise language, such as the change from autumn to winter as well as the concept of the Earth's tilting away from the sun…. The science, history, and cultural significance of the shortest day of the year: The Winter Solstice!The beginning of winter is marked by the solstice, the shortest day of the year.

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Ostara's Hare

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Independently published #ad - Discover the story of Lepus and a friendship born from sadness yet has endured the test of time. When the goddess does not come neither does Spring. Puffin. Puffin. This is a modern pagan spring Equinox story perfect to share with the family and introduce the little ones to Pagan lore.

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The Return of the Light: Twelve Tales from Around the World for the Winter Solstice

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Da Capo Press #ad - Celebrations honoring the winter solstice as a moment of transition and renewal date back thousands of years and occur among many peoples on every continent. These are stories that will renew our wonder of the miracle of rebirth and the power of transition from darkness into light. The return of the light makes an ideal companion for everyone who carries on this tradition, no matter what their faith.

The Return of the Light: Twelve Tales from Around the World for the Winter Solstice #ad - Puffin. Puffin. Storyteller carolyn mcvickar edwards retells twelve traditional tales-from North America, Europe, Africa, South America, Scandinavia, China, India, and Polynesia-that honor this magical moment. A collection of twelve traditional tales from around the world that honor the "return of the light" that takes place on the winter solsticeThe winter solstice, the day the "sun stands still, " marks the longest night and the shortest day of the year, and it comes either on December 20th or 21st.

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The Reasons for Seasons

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Holiday House #ad - The Reasons for Seasons #ad - Puffin. Book for children. Puffin. How the position of Earth in relation to the sun causes seasons.

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Spring - Elsie and Pooka Stories

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Independently published #ad - Sometimes, he even gets into trouble. Pooka, is a small, her familiar, mischievous cat. They learn as he learns. Book for children. Puffin. Puffin. He makes them laugh. From the popular pooka pages magazine for pagan kids, these stories guide children through the Wheel of the Year in a way that is entertaining and amusing.

Spring - Elsie and Pooka Stories #ad - Elsie is a young witch and herbalist. He asks questions. Through these pages, elsie, with her patience and gentle wisdom, provides a positive role model and instructor while children identify with Pooka.

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Ostara: Rituals, Recipes & Lore for the Spring Equinox Llewellyn's Sabbat Essentials

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Llewellyn Publications #ad - Book for children. Celebrate the season of returning sunlight and the bursting forth of the birds, bees, and trees Ostara―also known as the Spring Equinox―is a time of renewal, a time to plant seeds as the earth once again comes to life. Puffin. Llewellyn Publications. Rituals recipes lore spells divination crafts correspondences Invocations Prayers Meditations Llewellyn's Sabbat Essentials explore the old and new ways of celebrating the seasonal rites that are the cornerstones of the witch's year.

Ostara: Rituals, Recipes & Lore for the Spring Equinox Llewellyn's Sabbat Essentials #ad - Puffin. This guide to the history and modern celebrations of Ostara shows you how to perform rituals and work magic to renew your power and passion for living and growing.

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Spring

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Floris Books #ad - Spring #ad - Full of fun, this chunky board book shows the joys of playing with lambs, sowing seeds, active illustrations, painting Easter eggs and watching baby birds. Book for children. Condition: New. Tracking provided on most orders. Puffin. Notes: brand new from publisher! 100% satisfaction guarantee. Puffin. Buy with confidence! Millions of books sold!

Isbn13: 9780863151934. Llewellyn Publications.

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The Brave Learner: Finding Everyday Magic in Homeschool, Learning, and Life

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TarcherPerigee #ad - Llewellyn Publications. Isbn13: 9780863151934. Condition: New. Publishers weekly bestseller · a joyful and accessible homeschool guide to making learning a part of everyday lifeParents who are deeply invested in their children's education can be hard on themselves and their kids. How do parents nurture a love of learning amid childhood chaos, julie bogart distills decades of experience--homeschooling her five now grown children, even enchanting, developing curricula, the flu, and state academic standards? In this book, parental self-doubt, experience for their kids, and training homeschooling families around the world--to show parents how to make education an exciting, whether they're in elementary or high school.

Bogart gently invites parents to model brave learning for their kids so they, joy, too, can approach life with curiosity, and the courage to take learning risks. Puffin. Enchantment is about ease, not striving. Buy with confidence! Millions of books sold! Puffin. When exhausted parents are living the day-to-day grind, it can seem impossible to muster enough energy to make learning fun or interesting.

The Brave Learner: Finding Everyday Magic in Homeschool, Learning, and Life #ad - Bogart shows parents how to make room for surprise, risk, and adventure in their family's routine, mystery, so they can create an environment that naturally moves learning forward. Notes: brand new from publisher! 100% satisfaction guarantee.

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And Then It's Spring Booklist Editor's Choice. Books for Youth Awards

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Roaring Brook Press #ad - Until at last, the brown becomes a more hopeful shade of brown, a sign that spring may finally be on its way. Julie fogliano's tender story of anticipation is brought to life by the distinctive illustrations Erin E. And wait. This title has Common Core connections. And then it's spring is one of The Washington Post's Best Kids Books of 2012.

And Then It's Spring Booklist Editor's Choice. Books for Youth Awards #ad - One of kirkus reviews' Best Children's Books of 2012 Puffin. They dig, they plant, they play, they wait . Isbn13: 9780863151934. Buy with confidence! Millions of books sold! Roaring Brook Press. Puffin. Notes: brand new from publisher! 100% satisfaction guarantee. Book for children. Llewellyn Publications. Condition: New.

Stead, recipient of the 2011 Caldecott Medal.

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