Tour Stop 1: Online Encyclopedias
Use the following general encyclopedias to start your research. You may wish to search for the name of the holiday or search by the country in which it is celebrated.
Tour Stop 2: Book Resources
Consult books from the library collection on reserve in your classroom with information about world holidays. Books on the culture of specific countries are also available and will include information about their holidays.
JR Worldmark Encyclopedia of World Holidays
Call Number: 394.2603 J956
Publication Date: 2000
Entries searchable by either country and holiday.
Holidays of the World Cookbook for Students
Call Number: 641.568 W366H
Publication Date: 1995
Recipes for various international holidays.
Celebrations Around the World
Call Number: 394.26 A583C
Publication Date: 1996
Holidays organized by date.
The Folklore of World Holidays
Call Number: REF 394.26 F6668G
Publication Date: 1998
Holidays, Festivals and Celebrating of the World Dictionary
Call Number: REF 394.26 H7327
Publication Date: 1997