- Pronunciation guides to less familiar words. - Includes chart that explains the game of dreidel. - Holiday books are always in demand in schools and libraries, but the controlled vocabulary of Rookie Books make them especially marketable. - Excellent resource for classroom unit on holidays. - Text has fewer than 400 words. - Word list. Curriculum Standards: Grades K-4 Social Studies Standards Culture: I - People, societies, and cultures address needs and concerns in ways that are both similar and different - Language, folktales, music, and art serve as expressions of culture - Cultural unity and diversity can be identified within and across groups Time, Continuity, and Change: II - Accounts of past events, people, places, and situations contribute to our understanding of the past Global Connections: IX - Explore ways in which language, the arts, beliefs, etc. facilitate global understanding or lead to misunderstandingTrueit, Trudi Strain is the author of 'Independence Day' with ISBN 9780531118382 and ISBN 053111838X.