TITLE

A Season of Celebrations

PUB. DATE
December 2003
SOURCE
Scholastic News -- Edition 4;12/8/2003, Vol. 66 Issue 11, p3
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Presents information on different religious holidays celebrated around the world. Details of Christmas celebration; Ramadan for Muslims; Information on Hanukkah; Purpose of celebrating Diwall and Bodhi Day.
ACCESSION #
11690456

 

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