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A Very Mater Christmas

Author : Frank Berrios
ISBN : 9780736427937
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
File Size : 40.89 MB
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The cars of Radiator Springs enjoy themselves as they prepare for Christmas. On board pages.
Category: Juvenile Fiction

Disney Pixar Cars Mater Saves Christmas Read Along Storybook

Author : Disney Book Group
ISBN : 9781423181262
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
File Size : 44.16 MB
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There's a fuel bandit on the loose in Radiator Springs, and that means the town's postal trucks can't deliver the cars' Christmas letters to Santa Car! But Mater is determined to get his letter to Santa. Luckily, Fillmore has just enough of his special Christmas gasoline for Mater and Lightning McQueen to make the trek to the North Pole, while the rest of the town investigates the mysterious missing fuel. But when Mater finally meets Santa Car, he learns that Christmas might be cancelled this year...unless Mater and Lightning can save the day! In this new version of the already classic story, Mater Saves Christmas comes to life with a read-along audio-enhanced eBook that retells the adventure-filled tale.
Category: Juvenile Fiction

Very Pompom Christmas

Author : Jemima Schlee
ISBN : 9781784944322
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
File Size : 87.44 MB
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Deck the halls with pompoms! 20 jolly projects including tree baubles, small fir tree and parcel ribbon.
Category: Crafts & Hobbies

El Rey Leon

Author : Walt Disney Company
ISBN : OCLC:62590464
Genre : Africa
File Size : 62.55 MB
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Category: Africa

The World Encyclopedia Of Christmas

Author : Gerry Bowler
ISBN : 9781551996073
Genre : Religion
File Size : 85.20 MB
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At last, a truly comprehensive look at Christmas and all of its customs with its long history around the world. The World Encyclopedia of Christmas contains articles on the history of Christmas baking, drinking, and merrymaking, and Christmas dramas, music, literature, art, and films. It includes entries on the evolution of the Christmas tree and the Christmas card, gift-giving, and decoration of church and home. There are profiles of the many gift-bringers, from Santa Claus to Babouschka, and miraculous tales of the numerous saints associated with the season. And there are histories of seasonal celebrations and folk customs around the world, from the United States to Japan, from Egypt to Iceland. Who, for example, knew the links between the Punch and Judy show and Christmas? That the medieval Paradise tree hung with tempting apples was the forerunner of the Christmas tree? About the Peerie Guizers, who terrorized the Shetland Islands, going door-to-door for Christmas charity? Or what Freudians make of our interest in Christmas stockings and Santa’s entrance through the chimney? There are detailed accounts of Wren Boys and Star Boys, mumming and wassailing, the Feast of Fools and the origins of eggnog. And of course stories of the Nativity and legends of the Magi. With beautifully illustrated accounts ranging from the pagan roots of Yuletide, through the birth of Christ, and the long and fascinating history of the festival ever since, The World Encyclopedia of Christmas, is a rich and continually surprising array of religious and secular history, trivia, literature, and art. This wonderful book deserves to find a home with every family that celebrates Christmas. From the Hardcover edition.
Category: Religion

Christmas Its Origin And Associations Illustrated Edition

Author : William Francis Dawson
ISBN : 9788026898528
Genre : Religion
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"In looking at the celebrations of Christmas, at different periods and in different places, I have observed that, whatever views men hold respecting Christ, they all agree that His Advent is to be hailed with joy, and the nearer the forms of festivity have approximated to the teaching of Him who is celebrated the more real has been the joy of those who have taken part in the celebrations. My aim is neither critical nor apologetic, but historical and pictorial: it is not to say what might or ought to have been, but to set forth from extant records what has actually taken place: to give an account of the origin and hallowed associations of Christmas, and to depict, by pen and pencil, the important historical events and interesting festivities of Christmastide. With materials collected from different parts of the world, and from writings both ancient and modern, I have endeavored to give in the present work a chronological account of the celebrations and observances of Christmas. "
Category: Religion

Yuletide In Dixie

Author : Robert E. May
ISBN : 9780813942155
Genre : History
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How did enslaved African Americans in the Old South really experience Christmas? Did Christmastime provide slaves with a lengthy and jubilant respite from labor and the whip, as is generally assumed, or is the story far more complex and troubling? In this provocative, revisionist, and sometimes chilling account, Robert E. May chides the conventional wisdom for simplifying black perspectives, uncritically accepting southern white literary tropes about the holiday, and overlooking evidence not only that countless southern whites passed Christmases fearful that their slaves would revolt but also that slavery’s most punitive features persisted at holiday time. In Yuletide in Dixie, May uncovers a dark reality that not only alters our understanding of that history but also sheds new light on the breakdown of slavery in the Civil War and how false assumptions about slave Christmases afterward became harnessed to myths undergirding white supremacy in the United States. By exposing the underside of slave Christmases, May helps us better understand the problematic stereotypes of modern southern historical tourism and why disputes over Confederate memory retain such staying power today. A major reinterpretation of human bondage, Yuletide in Dixie challenges disturbing myths embedded deeply in our culture.
Category: History