Why do the Irish put lighted candles in their windows on Christmas Eve? Why do Irish boys go on the wren at Christmastime? Why is it bad luck if the Irish put their Christmas trees in the trash? The exciting, eye-catching pictures and easy-to-read sentences in Christmas in the Emerald Isle help young readers learn about how people in the Emerald Isle celebrate Christmas. The book shares special Irish songs, easy-to-follow Irish recipes and crafts.
World Book’s Christmas Around the World series helps kids with a 6th to 8th grade primary reading level learn about some of the richest Christmas traditions in different countries and regions of the world. Each book teaches kids the highlights of the holiday celebrations in such places as Vienna, Austria; Bethlehem and Jerusalem; and Italy and Vatican City. The books share special songs and easy-to-follow Christmas recipes and crafts that represent a particular country or region. Each book also has a helpful glossary and an index that direct students to the most important terms and topics.